[Tagging] landuse=clearing

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 23:57:38 UTC 2018


On 28 July 2018 at 20:39, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I'd say your analysis is correct and to go for it.  A multipolygon with
> inners describes what is on the ground better and
> actually renders.  It also makes it easier for somebody to later come
> along and map the inner in more detail (whether
> the cleared area is a meadow, or scrub, or whatever).
>
> My guess is that whoever came up with clearing hoped that it would render
> as such and, when it didn't, hoped that one
> day it would render as such.  So if whoever mapped it ever notices what
> you did, they'll learn how to do it right the next
> time.
>

The problem with that of course, as Warin mentioned, is what would it
hypothetically render as - grass / sand / rock / scrub etc etc?

Thanks

Graeme
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