[OSM-talk] Keep Mapnik relevant

OJ W ojwlists at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 1 20:06:58 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Chris Hill <chillly809 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> 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.  There are also a few
> abandoned railways that have gently melted into the landscape, with no
> feature left visible on the ground, yet these are displaying on the
> Mapnik render.

+1 from me.  just because a strip of grass is flat enough to have had
a railway line on in the past, doesn't mean it needs to be shown on a
low-zoom map at a similar precedence to roads or railways.

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