[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Hazards
Brian M. Sperlongano
zelonewolf at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 17:16:48 UTC 2020
It looks like you're referring to this area:
It seems that this giant border-area polygon was removed recently as it's
only rendered at lower zoom levels.
If the precedent is that military conflict areas are mapped with
landuse=military and possibly also military=danger_area, then it doesn't
sound like there is a need for an additional hazard tag, unless we think
that the type of danger_area needs to be further described by the addition
of a hazard tag. There does not seem to be any existing usages of the
hazard key that I can find for an active military conflict zone, other than
On Fri, Nov 27, 2020 at 8:28 AM Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> Not wanting to create a bunfight, but just reading the news, & wondering
>> if this sort of thing should be tagged as a hazardous area?
> 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.
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