[Tagging] landcover=trees bot edits

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 13:06:38 UTC 2019


Am Mi., 6. März 2019 um 13:54 Uhr schrieb Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com>:

> Looking at the example data and comparing to the imagery
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/591832256 is clearly "substandard" as
> what should have been mapped as "a tree, on one side of the road" has
> instead been mapped as "landcover=trees, overlapping the road".  The
> other "landcover=trees" there both overlap each other and don't always
> match imagery.




I agree that imports are always distorting the tagging system, and pose a
general threat to our bottom up system of community generated tagging, and
"voting by using stuff".
Regarding landcover=trees overlapping the road: this is not a problem or an
error, it means the trees are covering these parts. I agree there is a
grammatical error (should be "tree" ;-) ), and I agree natural=tree would
probably be a nicer representation for this particular case.

Cheers,
Martin
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