[OSM-dev] proposal to kill areas

Immanuel Scholz immanuel.scholz at gmx.de
Sat Jul 22 19:31:52 BST 2006


> So to answer Steve's question, I personally don't think we need <areas>. And
> since we can effectively create containers with the tagging of data
> (although that may not necessarily be the most efficient way to do it in a
> db sense) then we probably don't need anything in its place either.


I predict, that treating an area as if it would be a way is the wrong
thing to do and will cost us more (time, nerves and quality of code)
than going with clean, separated structures.

(But predictions in software business tend to be wrong... ;-)

Ciao, Imi.

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