[Talk-GB] walls versus landuse=field

Henry Gomersall heng at cantab.net
Tue Apr 30 11:09:07 UTC 2013


On Tue, 2013-04-30 at 11:15 +0100, Ed Loach wrote:
> I can't post to list at moment (stupid ISP) so am sending offlist
> reply. I use landuse=farmland for the land (usually in areas greater
> than a single field) and then add barrier=hedge or barrier=fence as
> appropriate (I've not generally encountered many barrier=wall in
> fields around here, but would use it if I did).
> 
> Example area:
> http://osm.org/go/0EHnEl6F

That's interesting. So it seems that Mapnik _is_ rendering fences. Who's
the arbiter of what is rendered in the main map?

barrier=wall is very common in the areas that interest me (the lakes),
and very useful info to walkers too.

hen




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