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At a school I am editing, there is a covered parent pickup spot with a concrete path underneath, which has not yet updated (click edit to see the most recent updates). Currently, this is marked as a building with building = roof and layer = 1, and a footpath with covered = yes. Is this the correct way to do this? This doesn't seem to render well on any map I have seen.

asked 04 Sep '14, 02:55

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What you have done looks ok to me on the map. The building=roof shows up in grey with the covered path showing as a series of red dashes enclosed by parallel black lines. An uncovered path is just a series of red dashes. I mapped a similar situation here http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/-37.76017/175.23022 At the time I didn't think about adding the roof/canopy (building=roof or building=canopy) to the map and just tagged the path with covered=yes. That seemed sufficient to have it render on the map.

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answered 04 Sep '14, 03:22

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