[OSM-dev] ROMA servers down - osmosis large way problem

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Mon Dec 29 22:00:38 GMT 2008

Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> writes:

> Matthias Julius wrote:
>> Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> writes:
>>> Frederik Ramm wrote:
>>>> Stefan de Konink wrote:
>>>>> So you actually suggest to implement a tree of relations to render a
>>>>> country?
>>>> I'm not convinced a tree is needed.
>>> What do you have in mind to use as area that is bounded by a polygon 
>>> that has more than 2k of nodes?
>> A relation with 2000 ways with 2000 nodes each can be an area with
>> almost 4,000,000 nodes (3,998,000 to be exact).  That will get you
>> pretty far.
> Hence you are making a tree...

... but not a tree of relations.  Every relation is a tree (almost).
So I don't see a particular problem in making a boundary a relation,


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