[Tagging] Deprecating of leisure=common and leisure=village_green

ajt1047 at gmail.com ajt1047 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 23:47:47 UTC 2017

On 30/11/2017 22:45, Daniel Koć wrote:
> While making some cleaning in osm-carto we have found that 
> leisure=common and leisure=village_green are probably not clear enough 
> to show them any more. They both have deep roots in British law and 
> history and are frequently misused, as far as I can tell.
> Both are very popular - 57k and 86k uses, respectively - and still 
> growing:
> https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/5439713/33458839-19814f9c-d628-11e7-92fd-b51326fa8b25.png 
> That means that maybe such tagging should be discouraged and replaced 
> to not spread the confusion.

This sounds like a severe case of the tail wagging the dog - the fact 
that one particular renderer might not want to render a certain tag in 
the future is not a reason for not using it where that tag is actually 
the most appropriate.

Best Regards,


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