[Tagging] Landuse=grass - boots on change to wiki

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 09:16:43 UTC 2017

Please remember that the wiki is intended to document what the common use
is, not what the common use should be.
If you want to change the common use please use the available discussion
channels before changing the wiki.


On 9 January 2017 at 02:28, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Following on from the discussion on "Wrong use of landuse=village_green -
> but what else to use?" and subsequently bring up the wiki on landuse=grass
> I have made a major change to landuse=grass to what I think it should be!!!!
> Some will be upset by this .. fine. However I think they are mapping a
> land cover ..not a land use.
> For instance green areas in roundabouts, highway medians  ... are used by
> the highway ... and should be tagged similar to railways ...
> landuse=highway!
> If the grassed area needs to be tagged then tag WHAT IS THERE ...
> landcover=grass (or natural=grass) ... the land is use in a highway
> situation to provide safety for the highway users .. it is not for the use
> of the grass!
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