[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (Ground)

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Sun Jul 12 18:19:14 UTC 2020

On Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:36:10 +0200
mbranco2 <mbranco2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Maybe images was shot in a particular season, and the soil condition
> is not always the same?
> Well, if I check several imageries and in all of them I see a
> "desertic land", I'm confident I can map that area with the tag we're
> talking about. And I think it doesn't matter if for few days a year
> (or few days in several years...) it will rain and there will be -
> for few days - a bit of vegetation: it's not an OSM mapping rule, to
> map the "main" characteristic of an item?

You've got to be careful when doing this, since imagery dates are not
random.  For example, six out of seven local imagery options are from
early or mid summer, while the seasonal ponds don't dry up until late
summer.  (The seventh option is from peak spring flood.)


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