[OSM-talk] Keep Mapnik relevant

"Marc Schütz" schuetzm at gmx.net
Thu Jan 1 12:35:37 GMT 2009


> I notice that abandoned railways are now being rendered on Mapnik.  I'm 
> not sure that this is a good idea.  Fairly near to me there are a few 
> abandoned railway that have  been made into footpaths or cycle paths and 
> they are tagged as such and render as such. 

These should not be tagged as railway=abandoned. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:railway says:

"Designation not to be used if the feature has been turned into another use, eg cycleway."

Regards, Marc

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