[Talk-GB] Place names for housing estates
davefox at madasafish.com
Thu Jan 14 20:04:41 GMT 2010
Tom Chance wrote:
> 2010/1/14 Ed Loach <ed at loach.me.uk <mailto: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!
Indeed. Also if they're not a nice 'circular' shape the name tag can
often fall outside the polygon.
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