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

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 22:48:45 UTC 2018

On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 5:56 PM, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>

> Unwillingness to promote highly-controversial tag that duplicates
> currently existing tags,
> is generally not supported and is discussed rather than used.
Tagging that is not supported by the renderer is unlikely ever to gain very
broad use.

In the meantime, there is no supported tagging to show 'forestry' as a land
use rather than asserting 'every square metre of this polygon is covered
with trees.'
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