[Tagging] Replacing POIs with landuse

Austin Zhu austinzhu666 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 17:33:31 UTC 2017

Sorry, I only see the title of the mail. I agree to replace legacy pois
with landuse=* and its combinations. Sorry!

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, Austin Zhu <austinzhu666 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I cannot find any reason you replace the POIs with landuse=*. Maybe you
> think tag them in an area is more factual, however this is almost
> impossible to achieve. First, POI is an indispensable element in GIS.
> Second, there are already millions of them on the Map. Third, pushing area
> mapping to an extreme will cause much inconvenience to data users and
> mappers. Therefore you can tag those things as an area, since many amenity
> tags can perform an area element. But don't force others to do so. Also
> mass replaces are discouraged. And I think they could add some new landuse
> values because I cannot find landuse tags describing something like a large
> culture centre(museums, gallery) Anyway, always remember that landuse tags
> are general.
> On Saturday, November 4, 2017, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','simon at poole.ch');>> wrote:
>> Maybe some will want to weigh in on the discussion of the obvious trend:
>> https://github.com/simonpoole/beautified-JOSM-preset/issues/
>> 27#issuecomment-341898723
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