[Tagging] Fwd: Re: Forest parcel with other landcover (scrub, scree…): how to map?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 23:16:11 UTC 2019

On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 at 08:33, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 24/01/19 09:19, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Was mapping yesterday, put in an area, then when I started searching for
> the description, iD brought up one of it's totally inappropriate
> suggestions of clearcut:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Aman_made%3Dclearcut, together
> with a beautiful icon of a chainsaw! :-) A reword to say that this is an
> area dedicted to forestry / logging & may or may not be covered by trees at
> any time, may cover it?
> No.
> Not all tree harvesting is done by clear felling. Some are selectively
> logged.
> Not all areas are 'man_made', some are 'natural' at least to my view
> point.

Fair enough, but it's a beautiful icon though, & a nice modern equivalent
of your "axe in a tree" suggestion! :-)


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