[Talk-in] Confusion over tagging POIs as using nodes or areas

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 03:24:45 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 4:57 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Some things are better as points. man_made=water_tap would be such a
> small area that it would not be worth while mapping as an area.
> Most initial mapping occurs as points - quicker and easier for the mapper.
> And it does get the information across to the end user, the added
> information of an area is helpfull but the added time of mapping the data
> compared to the benefit is not as good as that of mapping it as a point. If
> you have the time to spare than by all means map the area. If on the other
> hand you can get more information onto the map by mapping things as points
> then map as points. Greatest benefit for the least amount of work?

Makes perfect sense!

 Arun Ganesh
(planemad) <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Planemad>
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