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I've been using the javascript based editor to edit the maps. I wanted to mark an area as a school. In actual fact that area represents a cluster of schools. How can I do this? Thanks.

asked 17 Mar '14, 16:39

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edited 17 Mar '14, 16:42

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(11 Mar '15, 11:36) sleske

So you just create a new closed way that represents the area of the school. Then you add the tag amenity=school (I guess the iD editor has a preset to help to find that tag).

If you want to improve the semantics, you can also create a site relation that you add all the site buildings and the school area itself.

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answered 17 Mar '14, 18:43

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Don't bother creating a site relation that contains all buildings within the school area. In that very common case, such a relation does not improve the semantics at all.

(22 Mar '14, 13:24) Tordanik

I share your opinion but didn't wanted to ignore the option to show it to new mappers :)

(22 Mar '14, 19:50) iii
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