[Tagging] Deprecation of landuse=forest (was: Feature Proposal - RFC - boundary=forest(_compartment) relations)

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 08:51:52 UTC 2021

sent from a phone

> On 19 Apr 2021, at 10:45, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Typical in your area. In my area * State Forest are designated areas that can and do include areas without trees (e.g. camp grounds, huts, buildings, water bodies,  etc). 

which clearly shows that landuse=forest is not the tag for these. It is a tag for areas where trees grow. No trees no tag

> These are all part of the area used to produce timber and as a landuse the best fit is landuse=forest so far. 

it is not. We cannot all have our own definitions for everything, we must agree on the same meaning of tags so that the data is useful.

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