[Talk-GB] walls versus landuse=field

Henry Gomersall heng at cantab.net
Tue Apr 30 12:12:50 UTC 2013


On Tue, 2013-04-30 at 13:03 +0100, SomeoneElse wrote:
> > barrier=wall is very common in the areas that interest me (the
> lakes), 
> > and very useful info to walkers too.
> 
> 
> For info, barrier=wall is currently also rendered:
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=53.04915&lon=-1.68855&zoom=16&layers=M
> 
So they are! I didn't notice them (probably the wrong zoom level) :)

> (all that work there is Dudley's not mine I hasten to add!)
> 
> One more thing though - I personally wouldn't get too worried about
> what 
> gets rendered at what layer on the main map style, since what people 
> will see if they're out and about may very well not be "standard map" 
> tiles.  In my case it'd be a map on a Garmin handheld; in many other 
> cases it'd be an Android vector map of some sort.  As long as the
> data's 
> there whoever creates the map can use it!

Yeah, I realise this.

cheers,

Henry




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