Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Johan Jönsson
To make my question more clear: IF we where to use landcover, what would then the value for grasslands and lawns be? =herbaceous =herbs =grass In another context, guess the third: landcover=trees/shrubs/??? The description would be something like Areas where the vegetation is dominated by

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Martin Vonwald
2012/8/3 Johan Jönsson joha...@goteborg.cc: To make my question more clear: IF we where to use landcover, what would then the value for grasslands and lawns be? =herbaceous =herbs =grass I would use: landcover=grass and (if necessary) grass=herbs In my opinion it would be easier and more

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Colin Smale
On 03/08/2012 13:36, Martin Vonwald wrote: To cut a long story short: landcover=herbs would also be fine, IF we would expect that those tag will be often used and the difference to landcover=grass is substantial enough. As I doubt that I would recommend landcover=grass and grass=herbs. Grass is

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Johan Jönsson
On 03/08/2012 12:36, Martin Vonwald wrote: But on the other hand those subkeys are harder for mappers. That's why we will not see landcover=vegetation + vegetation=trees and similar constructs. Such hierarchical tags have the disadvantage that mappers often have to use more than one tag.

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Martin Vonwald
Please forget my last mail - I'm too tired to read. I would prefer landcover=grass over landcover=herbawhatwasit. Simply because I doubt that many mappers would remember the latter. Martin Am 03.08.2012 um 14:42 schrieb Colin Smale colin.sm...@xs4all.nl: On 03/08/2012 13:36, Martin Vonwald

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread LM_1
What about this: Let's have fully qualified hierarchical names, something like landcover=vegetation:herbaceous:grass, landcover=herbaceous:herbs or landcover=vegetation:trees:coniferous That woudld allow precise specification as well as something green grows there. Mappers would understandably not

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Martin Vonwald
Am 03.08.2012 um 15:33 schrieb Johan Jönsson joha...@goteborg.cc: It is the third value in the series trees/shrubs/?? I am looking for. In this context I would like to ask all native speakers: what is a shrub? What is a bush (not George)? What is used in common language? Thanks in advance!

Re: [Tagging] Ferry routes, what's the correct approach?

2012-08-03 Thread Janko Mihelić
Ferries are a bit like motorways with tolls, but I don't know what is used on motorways around the world. Fee=yes? Janko ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Ferry routes, what's the correct approach?

2012-08-03 Thread Clifford Snow
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Janko Mihelić jan...@gmail.com wrote: Ferries are a bit like motorways with tolls, but I don't know what is used on motorways around the world. Fee=yes? Washington State has the largest ferry system in the US. Check out http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/ for

Re: [Tagging] Ferry routes, what's the correct approach?

2012-08-03 Thread Philip Barnes
On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 19:00 +, Janko Mihelić wrote: Ferries are a bit like motorways with tolls, but I don't know what is used on motorways around the world. Fee=yes? 'barrier=toll booth' is used for motorway tolls, and for access to ferry terminals, these work fine. The problem I was

Re: [Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

2012-08-03 Thread Johan Jönsson
LM_1 flukas.robot+osm@... writes: What about this: Let's have fully qualified hierarchical names, something like landcover=vegetation:herbaceous:grass, ... Mappers would understandably not be willing to do it all, therefore any generic qualifications could be omited if the rest is