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

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 08:06:58 UTC 2019

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> On 15. Apr 2019, at 03:14, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> So in case of option 2,
> - a closed way that was tagged "barrier=hedge" only will be rendered as a line.
> - a closed way tagged as "barrier=hedge" AND "area=yes" will be
> rendered with a green fill for the whole area.


> - a closed way tagged as "tourism=camp_site" and "barrier=hedge" will
> render with a hedge line around the outside, but the campsite color
> fill on the inside.
> - a closed way (mis-)tagged as "landuse=meadow" and "barrier=hedge"
> "AND "area=yes" will render with the green hedge fill for the whole
> area, because this is a tagging mistake.

IMHO these are both tagging mistakes, and the rendering could decide to not render it at all (you don’t know whether the hedge or the other tag is wrong). This would lead very quickly to fixes of the contradicting or ambiguous situations.

Cheers, Martin 

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