[OSM-talk] landcover=trees [was Re: OpenStreetMap Carto v2.33.0 release]

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 11:20:43 UTC 2015


On 17/08/2015 7:20 PM, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> In that case it is perfectly OK to do not edit map and keep it as it 
> was (yes, as I
> understand it and it seems to be a widely used in this way - 
> landuse=wood, natural=wood,
> landcover=trees are used currently for the same objects).

Err disagree, they are not the same.
To me "landuse=wood" (or landuse=forestry) imply that the area is used 
to produce wood products.

There are areas that have trees .. that are NOT used to produce wood. 
Here I would use natural=wood (or tree/s), landcover=trees.

>
> Probably landuse=forestry and landcover=trees would be a good idea and 
> I would
> support such proposal.
>
> 2015-08-17 10:58 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com 
> <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>>:
>
>
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>     sent from a phone
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>     > Am 17.08.2015 um 01:30 schrieb Mateusz Konieczny
>     <matkoniecz at gmail.com <mailto:matkoniecz at gmail.com>>:
>     >
>     > I am not aware about values that should be used in that case.
>
>
>     you are saying that landuse=forest is not a good tag to describe
>     an area where trees have just been logged and will soon be planted
>     again?
>
>
>     cheers
>     Martin 
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