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[mkgmap-dev] Dubious interpretation of "Arena/Track"

From Steve Hosgood steve at stoneship.org.uk on Thu Apr 26 15:21:42 BST 2012

The address-searching and associated searching for things based on their 
category is a very welcome recent innovation. Thank you to all who 
managed to decipher the file format sufficiently to allow that!

I see an issue.
It seems that every closed polygon (and maybe POI) marked as 
leisure=pitch is being added to the list of what I see as "Arena/Track" 
on my Streetpilot. Trouble is, this means that every occasional tennis 
court or football field appears seperately under this category - 
effectively rendering the category useless! There are hundreds of 
unattached pitches flagged in my area (Swansea, South Wales).

Couldn't "Arena/Track" be better considered as the catch-all for things 
marked "leisure=track" and "amenity=stadium" (or whatever is typical for 


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