[talk-au] Adding residential properties?

mick bareman at tpg.com.au
Tue Dec 10 22:46:58 UTC 2013


On Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:41:29 +1100
Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 8:31 AM, Daniel O'Connor <daniel.oconnor at gmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > I started out with buildings, but got a bit excited in my local area;
> > getting down into trees, power lines, fences, driveways etc.
> >
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/-34.84928/138.52277
> >
> > Not super pretty looking.
> >
> 
> Hi guys,
>   Personally I'm not that into micromapping, but could I make the
> suggestion that you use (additional) tags to make it easy to filter this
> stuff out? It makes it hard to render a reasonable map if there's no
> distinction between, say:
> * relevant public buildings, vs private houses  (use building=house sounds
> good)
> * walking paths through parks, vs ordinary footpaths (use sidewalk=yes?)
> * public or semi-public tennis courts (eg at a sporting facility, vs
> private tennis courts in backyards (access=private?)
> * similarly for swimming pools
> 
My tuppence worth:

It would (possibly) be useful to map significant private homes otherwise just tag the blocks as residential area.

mick



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