[OSM-talk] Advanced relationships
Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Thu Jun 14 08:35:33 BST 2007
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Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
> Or you need relationships.
> Oh, and when you have relationships you also get the 3 other benefits I
> already listed and hundreds of others that we haven't thought of yet.
Just wanted to express my +1 here. I know it's OSM's principle to be as
simple as possible (which is a good thing, cf. Occam's Razor, Law of
However, things also need to be as complicated as they need to be and
relationships could help to implement "superways" (like way1 and way2
are really one way, although one is on a bridge, so render the name only
once). It also helps to do things like turn restrictions without the
need to kludge tags to nodes which express relationships.
So this is just me expressing my support,
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