Some large areas (several kmxkm size) are uploaded/tagged as buildings. Some layers show these areas as buildings like here: http://osm.org/go/tzdfL~Rr--?layers=N and some as water like here: http://osm.org/go/tzdfL~Q?layers=CN . Obviously, none of these are correct.
So, my question is what are these areas and which tag(s) should be used?
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asked 07 Dec '16, 11:56

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Since these are obviously not buildings, I would remove the building tag.

As to what these are, the area to the east (Tambak Garam) seems to be salt ponds, which would be tagged landuse=salt_pond

The areas to the west (such as way 244163704) are tagged farmland:type_idn=sawah, and sawah is rice paddy. Tagging for these seems to be landuse=farmland, crop=rice.

As Hendrikklaas said, it would be good to contact the mapper too (or make a comment on the changeset) as locals might have more accurate or detailed information than we could gather remotely.

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answered 07 Dec '16, 15:53

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This looks like a tagging error, better remove the building=yes tags if the mapper does not respond.

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answered 07 Dec '16, 15:29

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The areas appear to be rice paddy fields to me

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answered 07 Dec '16, 15:37

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Hi sanser, please send an Email with your remarks to the mapper who made the contributions, for starters before you start editing. Some buildings seem quit good but without sufficient tags. For 3 years now, the mapper has not be seen or edit since then. You might wake him/here up :-)

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answered 07 Dec '16, 12:38

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