[OSM-talk] New road style for the Default map style - the second version. And thanks for rural test locations!

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Thu Jul 23 18:49:33 UTC 2015


On 23/07/15 19:34, Andy Townsend wrote:
> It's actually "farmland" rather than farm, and therefore tagged
> correctly.  If it was me I'd use a lightly colour for farmland so that
> farmyards (also tagged correctly in that area) stand out a bit more
> (obligatory "Blue Peter"** link http://imgur.com/L6l2g3z * to compare
> with http://b.tile.openstreetmap.org/12/2028/1348.png ).

The legend says 'Farm', and 'Farmyard' is a distinct land use from
farmland, so they should be distinguishable, and while we don't 'tag for
the renderer' ....

> You can argue whether or not populating most of England with
> landuse=farmland is a good use of anyone's time, but you can't argue
> that it's wrong :)
What is needed is proper tagging of fields rather than adding random
areas of 'farmland' where the land outside of that is also farmland
anyway. So yes I would argue that some of these areas are wrong when
they have some arbitrary boundary through the middle of farmland.

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