[talk-au] How Do I?
edodd at billiau.net
Tue Feb 12 07:05:14 GMT 2008
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Stephen Hope wrote:
> There are arguments about this from time to time. Generally, the
> abutters tags seem to be falling out of favour, though some people
> still like them.
> The general consensus seems to be to mark up an area and use landuse=
> tags. The good part about these is they render as area shading,
> rather than shading along the edge of a line. And you can have
> different things along different parts of a street, or on opposite
> sides, etc.
> The bad part is you need to know how big the area is to use them - if
> you are driving along a street, how do you know how far back the
> houses go, and what is behind them? More houses, a farm, industry?
> See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Key:landuse for more on
> the landuse tag
and the one I forgot isn't on the list
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