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

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 08:40:53 UTC 2018

2018-06-13 9:23 GMT+02:00 Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com>:

> Not proper is e.g. one mapper using landuse=forest to indicate an area
> for timber production and another mapper to map trees in a private
> residential garden.
> The latter mapping is fine if you just want to colour a map. :-)

the latter mapping is also fine if you are only interested to know where
trees grow (size is implicit anyway). "to colour a map" is belittleing the
value of micromapping tree covered areas.

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