[Tagging] The endless debate about "landcover" as a top-level tag

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 15:00:20 UTC 2018


On 06/06/2018 15:34, Christoph Hormann wrote:
>
> Anyway what i am absolutely certain of is that rendering different tags
> identically in a map has never encouraged mappers to consistently
> differentiate between them. :-)

The "long tail" of different shop tags begs to differ with that!  If 
what you said was true there there would be an awful lot more "shop=yes" 
(see http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org.uk/keys/shop#values , and compare 
with http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org.uk/keys/office#values ).

Best Regards,

Andy




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