[Tagging] Possibility to draw parking properties as an area

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Wed Mar 6 18:50:55 UTC 2019

What is the reason for not tagging it as an area?

This seems to mix drawbacks of tagging as area and as a tag on road:
- geometry is not mapped
- it is complicated to match it to a road
- not handled by most of data consumers
- highly unusual tagging

Mar 6, 2019, 7:14 PM by pla16021 at gmail.com:

> On Wed, 6 Mar 2019 at 17:49, yo paseopor <> yopaseopor at gmail.com <mailto:yopaseopor at gmail.com>> > wrote:
>> I mean something like >> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/675000355 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/675000355>
>> or >> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/675000354 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/675000354>
>> or >> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/67500085 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/675000856>
> Which look, in the editor, exactly like the examples I gave links to.  So what's wrong with the
> solution I used?  I can't remember where I got the idea from, but I probably found it somewhere
> in the wiki or suggested in one of the forums.  It handles the situation well.  It's a parking area
> which has one side contiguous with the road.  Big advantages: it renders and it shows a P
> symbol.  What more do you want?
> -- 
> Paul

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