[Tagging] British term for municipal greenery?
marc.gemis at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 11:02:14 UTC 2018
Just look at the issues related to landcover for carto-css on github,
* not rendered elsewhere
* not enough instances
* what's the difference with landuse
are some of the arguments I've seen.
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 12:48 PM, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
> This issue has a long history... seems to me tagging awaits rendering, and
> rendering awaits tagging. In such cases, you need a commitment from both
> sides, with enough support to fuel trust. Then things can get rolling.
> I am pretty sure about the tagging side - the problem is recognized, there
> are ideas, and I think a solution can be found whether over left or over
> right. I am not sure about the rendering side. There's no use in tagging a
> lot then throw it at the renderers and hearing: nice try, can't be done, or:
> fine, we'll see if someone picks it up next century. Ok, exaggerated, but
> wouldn't it be better to engage earlier and get a commitment and lay out a
> road map?
> 2018-06-06 11:58 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
>> sent from a phone
>> On 5. Jun 2018, at 10:02, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> E.g. replace landuse=village_green with landuse=decorative (defaut
>> rendering=greenish) then add landcover=scrub|trees|bushes|sand|gravel as
>> “decorative” is not a good name, if the intention is mapping only
>> greenery. I would add a component or use a wording which makes it more
>> specific, e.g. “greenery” or “verdure” or maybe “decorative_planting”?
>> If this was intended for all kind of decorative installations, maybe
>> landuse=street_decoration? Although I would see these generally as elements
>> (e.g. amenity or man_made) within a landuse like “highway”.
>> If rendering of these landcover values could be foreseen in the near
>> future, retagging can be expected and a lot of fake orchards, mini-forests
>> and fak village_greens would disappear from Nederland.
>> If you want to see the landcover tag rendered, one of the most important
>> things to do is use it wherever it can apply.
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