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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Wed Jun 13 09:36:31 UTC 2018


13. Jun 2018 10:34 by dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>:


> 2018-06-13 9:20 GMT+02:00 Mateusz Konieczny <> matkoniecz at tutanota.com <mailto:matkoniecz at tutanota.com>> >:
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>>> A forest is a place where you can walk, ride, cycle. Not someones
>>> private backyard.
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>> So you want to count tree-covered areas that are not private? (including ones in private backyards).
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> the question of ownership and the orthogonal question of accessibility should not be mixed with the question whether an area is a forest or not. Different properties (at least for me), and depending on culture and jurisdiction.
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Obviously - ownership would be recorded in owner tag (rarely done for obvious reasons) and

access in access tag (very rarely done for objects like forests, including forests with restricted entry).

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