[OSM-dev] MAPNIK - proposal to drop rendering of underground railway lines

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at gmail.com
Wed May 16 17:01:24 BST 2007


On 5/16/07, Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> To clarify, by underground railways I mean railways that go under the
> ground.  They cant be seen from the surface and so are not useful for
> navigation.  Further, I'm not sure if the underground lines in London, at
> least, should even be in OSM as they are just straight lines inbetween
> stations and don't represent geometry.  The nodes should be in the db, but
> the lines should be inserted by the renderer/editor or whatever client is
> being used.

What about railways that are underground in the city but aboveground
elsewhere (like in Sydney)? It would be better to be able to mark the
sections that are underground. Osmarender can then not render them,
but the data is useful...

Have a nice day,
-- 
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/




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