Iván Sánchez Ortega
ivansanchez at escomposlinux.org
Mon Feb 18 13:06:32 GMT 2008
El Lunes, 18 de Febrero de 2008, Robin Paulson escribió:
> i was looking for a tag to name new zealand, and it appears there are
> no tags for places at this high level, at least in potlatch, or here:
> is there any consensus on this?
> has anyone made any attempt to distinguish between nation, state,
> country, etc. in the context of osm?
Yes, but with no conslusive results. We still have hamlets in the map features
> would this be a better place to start?
No. *This* is the place:
I really like the NUTS system, as it is politically neutral, and balanced
between different countries. IMHO, OSM should have a similar classification
The downside of NUTS is that it is only well-defined for the EU. For the rest
of the world countries, a parallel classification would be needed.
Anybody care to draft something for a feature proposal?
There is also this list:
Which can suggest a correlation between countries.
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