[Talk-GB] Place names for housing estates

Tom Chance tom at acrewoods.net
Thu Jan 14 16:55:36 GMT 2010


2010/1/14 Ed Loach <ed at loach.me.uk>

>
> > What do others think, and do?
>
> I've used both place=locality and
> landuse=residential/name=<whatever> in Wolverhampton recently. The
> advantage of drawing out the landuse area and using the name tag is
> that the name doesn't render until you've zoomed in close enough for
> the label to fit within that area
>
>
I thought about that, but it gets pretty fiddly when you have lots of small
estates knocking around in the middle of larger residential areas. On a
lazier note, it's also sometimes hard to determine exactly where the
boundaries of an estate are!

Tom

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