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

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 20:03:03 UTC 2017

On 09-Jan-17 08:16 PM, Volker Schmidt wrote:
> 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.

Would you name these 'available discussion channels'?

I believe this group is for the discussion of tags. And that is 
fundamentally what this is about - the meaning of a tag?

Which other channels discuss the meaning and use of a tag?

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