[OSM-talk] Upcoming removal of landuse=farm in the standard style

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 22 14:20:12 UTC 2017


And FYI: there is a maproulette challenge to change the landuse=farm 
areas
http://maproulette.org/ui/metrics/2374
But it lists "only" 14.828 available tasks.

Maarten

On 2017-03-22 14:39, joost schouppe wrote:
> In Belgium, the convention is to use farmland for growing plants, and
> landuse=meadow for grazing land (raising animals). So here the use of
> "farm" means it's old, undefined mapping...
> 
> 2017-03-22 13:56 GMT+01:00 nebulon42 <nebulon42 at mailbox.org>:
> 
>> Dear all,
>> 
>> at openstreetmap-carto - the standard style on osm.org [1] - a
>> change has
>> been merged
>> (https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/2554 [2])
>> to drop
>> rendering of landuse=farm. There was overall consensus that this tag
>> is
>> deprecated and its usage steadily declined over the last years, but
>> there are still around 340 000 uses. See
>> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/landuse=farm [3] and
>> http://taghistory.raifer.tech/ for details.
>> 
>> This change will make it into the next release, but there is no
>> release
>> date yet. You might want to change cases of landuse=farm in your
>> area to
>> either landuse=farmland or landuse=farmyard before that. Please
>> don't do
>> any automatic re-tagging though. After the release empty spots will
>> make
>> it easier to clean up the remaining uses of this tag.
>> 
>> Michael
>> 
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> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://osm.org
> [2] https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/2554
> [3] https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/landuse=farm
> [4] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk
> [5] http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/joost%20schouppe/
> [6] https://twitter.com/joostjakob
> [7] https://www.linkedin.com/pub/joost-schouppe/48/939/603
> [8] http://www.meetup.com/OpenStreetMap-Belgium/members/97979802/
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