[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - (Ground: natural=bare_soil)

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 14:03:12 UTC 2020


On Fri, 24 Jul 2020 at 14:50, Christoph Hormann <osm at imagico.de> wrote:

> In OSM we generally think that using an open tagging system where the
> tags are narrowly defined in what the positively mean in a locally
> verifiable fashion is better for representing the global geography in
> all its diversity and to document local knowledge of people than a
> closed classification system that assigns the class with the lowest
> mismatch in a classification developed from a specific culturally
> narrow perspective to every point of the earth surface.
>

I take it that means you're not in favour of my idea of rendering all
parts of the world not covered by a tagged area with the label "Here
there be dragons."  I think that would be cool, especially if somebody
comes up with a good dragon icon.

-- 
Paull
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