[OSM-talk] Request for Romano-British features
richard at weait.com
Mon Jan 16 14:58:56 GMT 2012
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:28 AM, John Sturdy <jcg.sturdy at gmail.com> wrote:
> As long as the tagging used is such that things that no longer exist
> are not normally rendered (and only show as thin outlines on standard
> editors) I think including historic data shouldn't be a problem.
> Compared with the amount of modern ("current") data, there's not
> really that much of it, anyway, so its effect on the storage
> requirements is going to be fairly small; and we still meet the
> requirement of the most accurate map of what is current.
Perhaps those with an interest in historic mapping can do some initial
tests on the dev database? That would allow them to try something
right now and to refine the approach over time.
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