[OSM-dev] proposal to kill areas

Nick Whitelegg nick at hogweed.org
Sun Jul 23 10:26:55 BST 2006

On Saturday 22 Jul 2006 23:22, Lars Aronsson wrote:
> Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> > > 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! :-)
> For administrative borders, or for what?  What are the basic
> operations you plan to provide for areas?  How do you get the
> data?  Is this for TIGER import, or do you walk along city borders
> and lake beaches with your GPS?

For lakes, woods etc. I'm aiming to use the Landsat data as it will often be 
unfeasible to walk all the way round one. 


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