[Tagging] Requiring area=yes with barrier=wall, barrier=hedge and other usually linear features when mapped as an area`1

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Sat Apr 13 17:58:32 UTC 2019

On 4/13/19 04:19, Dave F via Tagging wrote:
> Mapping two features with the same way seem highly efficient.
> That OSM-Carto's software is unable to deal with it, is a long-standing
> weakness & should be rewritten to solve it. However, regrettably those
> involved in the project seem to like using the software's shortcomings
> as an excuse not to sort out problems, so I don't see that happening any
> time soon.


It makes no sense to have to add separate ways for barrier=fence and
leisure=park when the fence surrounds the entire park. Also JOSM's
validator will complain about overlapping ways if you have two ways with
the same nodes.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>

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