[OSM-talk] Key:layer update

moltonel 3x Combo moltonel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 22:52:11 UTC 2014

On 11/03/2014, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
> On 09/03/2014 14:45, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>>         For instance if you had an area tagged 'park' & another area
>>         within it tagged 'lake' you could add a 'layer' tag to 'lake'
>>         to ensure the render displayed it.
> Which confirms my point perfectly. You're are correct: The lake & park
> /are/ at the same level, which is why the layer tag is needed. It's used
> purely to let the renderer know which entity to put on top of the pile
> show it display properly.

Go fix your rendering stylesheet if you feel it should display lakes
on top of parks but doesn't. Stylesheets make this type of decision
for plenty of objects without needing a layer tag. The decision to
render a lake on top of a park isn't a universal one.

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