[OSM-dev] A proposal for linking multiple ways into a virtual polygon
jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Wed May 16 19:18:41 BST 2007
On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 02:59 -0700, Dan Moore wrote:
> > The only exception would be if the area was connected to some other way as well.
> > This would be fairly rare I think.
> i guess things like administrative boundaries would be likely to share with neighbouring areas
My proposal would not handle that. A single way could only ever be part
of a single virtual polygon. If you want two neighbouring country
polygons to share a border then you would need 2 ways over the border
I think we need to discourage sharing ways around an areas otherwise we
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| A | B |
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Is this 2 polygons A & B or is it 3 polygons, A, B and one which goes
around the outside of both A+B?
Real examples with all European country boundaries would be way more
complex to work out.
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