[OSM-talk] Tagging schema
niceman at att.net
Tue Oct 6 01:22:42 BST 2009
>> So, I've revised my approach to placing non-rendering shop types on the
>> building outline where the name= tag will be shown.
> If I understand you correctly your mapping/tagging so the name is
> displayed along the outline of the shop.
I add a building=yes which renders the building footprint, and also
eliminates the name wrapping around the corners.
> Personally I don't like the way the name wraps around corners making it
> almost impossible to read.
I try to add something with 'substance' - landuse, etc to eliminate the
>That's why I don't map for the render & try & wait patiently for them to
I find it difficult to be a monk who labors away at a mountain of XML
that may see the light some day. I also like to show people what I am
working on - it doesn't need to be fancy, but I also use it to double check
my work. Just as reading your essay in reverse helps you catch errors, so
does looking at recent work in one form of rendering.
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