[Tagging] Use of tags land_area=administrative and type=land_area?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Jun 2 21:22:44 UTC 2019

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> On 2. Jun 2019, at 02:29, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> The tag type=land_area is used on only 187 relations, although it has
> been mentioned on the Relation:boundary page for years. Perhaps it is
> only being used for admin_level=2 borders?
> Is this tag being used by any database users?

not sure it is used by any consumer, but it shouldn’t be impossible to generate it automatically if needed, you only would have to exclude the territorial waters from the country.
I would support a proposal which drops these and asks people to refrain from mapping them explicitly.

Cheers, Martin 

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