[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Hazards

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 13:24:40 UTC 2020

On 27/11/2020 04:25, Brian M. Sperlongano wrote:
> Assuming that the boundary of that area is reasonably permanent, my 
> first reaction is that this could be described by 
> military=danger_area.  However, that tag requires landuse=military as 
> the primary tag, which probably isn't correct here.
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 10:59 PM Graeme Fitzpatrick 
> <graemefitz1 at gmail.com <mailto:graemefitz1 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Not wanting to create a bunfight, but just reading the news, &
>     wondering if this sort of thing should be tagged as a hazardous area?
>     https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-11-27/ethiopia-to-launch-final-phase-of-offensive-in-tigray-region/12926606
>     <https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-11-27/ethiopia-to-launch-final-phase-of-offensive-in-tigray-region/12926606>

Yes, there are precedents for having that sort of thing in OSM as 
military areas of some sort - have a look at how the frontline in the 
recent Azerbaijan / Armenia conflict was mapped over the last few months.

Best Regards,


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