[OSM-talk] wiki tag page template: ways vs areas vs relations

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 14:11:39 UTC 2014

Il giorno 07/ott/2014, alle ore 15:31, moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com> ha scritto:

>> the setting is currently "not on ways", but that's nonesense because you
>> need this key on some ways (e.g. linear closed barriers) with area=no to
>> avoid confusion.
> In this case this is correct: non-closed ways shouldn't be tagged
> area=*, because "no" is implicit for non-closed ways and "yes" would
> by definition turn the object into an "area" rather than a "way".

it is not correct for the reason I have written above: closed ways that should be interpreted as a linear feature and not as an area do need area=no


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