[OSM-talk] Rutland boundary
osm at edavies.nildram.co.uk
Thu Oct 19 22:25:15 BST 2006
> Which makes me remember a "think" I was having on borders a while back. Handling
> of borders seems to make sense with the idea of ways and meta-ways, rather than
> segments and ways. Then each shared border (i.e. Leicestershire-Rutland) is a
> way, and the Rutland border is the meta-way comprising all ways around the
> In fact, you then end up with a way being defined as an ordered group of nodes,
> and a meta-way being defined as an (ordered?) group of ways.
"Meta" is a good prefix but I don't think it's applicable
here. Perhaps "super-way" or something? I'm thinking
hierarchies and superclasses and so on.
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