[Tagging] Tagging forest parcels

Leif Rasmussen 354lbr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 20:04:31 UTC 2019


I'd go with landuse=forestry on the property, a tag that was suggested here
a while back.  This isn't official or anything, but moving towards tagging
forest parcels differently from the trees seems important.

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 3:32 PM Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
wrote:

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> 9 Oct 2019, 18:11 by penegal at live.fr:
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> Hello, there.
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> My question is simple: how do we tag such things? The
> boundary=forest_compartment relation is not rendered, and what is rendered
> is tagging as landuse=forest both the forest and its parcels, which leads
> to rendering it twice, as you can see here:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/6086515 Besides, such forest are
> often mistagged for the renderer: as the contributor wants the parcel
> number rendered, he puts it in the name tag, not in the ref tag, to which I
> assume it should belong.
>
> So, is there an "official"/recommended/widespread way to tag forest
> parcels, their number and them belonging to a forest?
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> boundary=forest_compartment?
>
> Is there anything wrong with this tagging
> scheme (except that mapping this
> kind of info seems a bit dubious to me).
>
> All problems that you mention are
> about tagging for renderer.
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