[OSM-talk] Key:layer update

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 23:18:38 UTC 2014

On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 02:52:02PM +0000, Dave F. wrote:
> On 09/03/2014 14:45, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:

> >+1, but adding a layer=1 to a lake in a park isn't clearer or more
> >accurate, they are both on the same layer, the lake is in the
> >park, not above (usually).
> 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.

if a layer tag is needed to display a lake in a park then you have some
other problem. Show us an example.

natural=water + layer has no meaning unless in combination with tunnel,
bridge or similar.


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