[OSM-talk] landcover=trees

Daniel Koć daniel at xn--ko-wla.pl
Mon Aug 17 11:35:41 UTC 2015

W dniu 17.08.2015 13:20, Warin napisał(a):
> 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.

There is also one more important factor: tag usability (aka mapper 

How the mapper should know what type is it really and what should she do 
when she doesn't know all the details?

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