lester at lsces.co.uk
Tue Feb 19 07:44:19 GMT 2008
Robin Paulson wrote:
> 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?
> wp has some info, but that left me somewhat bewildered
> would this be a better place to start?
> i think the 'place' key will need some expanding, or am i missing
> something obvious?
But this is just as uncontrolled as place :(
We *NEED* a proper hierarchy for the boundary structures! A simple UNIQUE way
to identify where the **** we are in the world ;)
So North Island and South Island - is_in New Zealand and Auckland and
Wellington is_in North Island
( And perhaps New Zealand is_in South Pacific ? )
I've been glancing at a few of the recent links on the list and then having no
idea where I am looking :(
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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