[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>
wrote:

> 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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