[OSM-dev] proposal to kill areas

Nick Whitelegg nick at hogweed.org
Sat Jul 22 17:36:33 BST 2006

> Please, folks, is anybody in the near future going to input a lot
> of these features into OpenStreetMap?  I'm still drawing "line
> segments" and very seldom "ways".  

I certainly have plans for increasing the area support in osmeditor2. Whether 
areas are areas in OSM or ways with certain tags I don't mind, but the 
concept of areas is a very important one indeed.

> Sure, a full GIS system would use areas for administrative borders
> and vegetation types, but I have no plans in the foreseeable
> future to add that to OpenStreetMap.  Have you?

Yes! :-)


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