[Talk-GB] Common Land has stopped rendering

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sat Mar 16 13:04:55 UTC 2019

On 16/03/2019 12:54, Edward Catmur via Talk-GB wrote:
> Perhaps leisure=park, park=common?

I think any use of common for such a feature fails to understand the 
historical and political context of commons (one still referenced by the 
Creative Commons licenses).

"Common" was about ownership rather than about being a type of landuse.

Incidentally, most "public" parks actually have permissive access, not 
public access.  I'm not sure if a real common would have public access, 
or whether it would be restricted to the local community.  (Creative 
Commons generalisation to intellectual property assumes public access.)

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