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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Jun 8 08:54:55 UTC 2018


8. Jun 2018 10:43 by lionel.giard at gmail.com <mailto:lionel.giard at gmail.com>:


> - first, add landcover=trees in the renderer (putting it the same as landuse=forest probably), just to make a get a better tagging in area that are not a forest (in other landuse especially). It will gradually help to reduce the quantity of "misuse" of the other tags "natural=wood" and "landuse=forest"




 Main problem is that many do not consider current usage of landuse=forest to be a misuse.




It is just how this extremely popular tag is used.

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