[OSM-dev] Boundary data

Hakan Tandogan hakan at gurkensalat.com
Fri Oct 31 19:06:17 GMT 2008

On Fri, October 31, 2008 18:07, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
> Joachim Zobel wrote:
>> There is also the option to add 2 dimensional topology to the data
>> model. This means to that the model has areas that have references to
>> ways as boundaries. This way two areas can have a common boundary.
> I'm definitely in favour of creating boundaries by having relations that
> point to all the ways making up the boundary - where the boundary itself
> does not have an administrative level or a country:left/country:right or
> anything, because it is all in the relation - areas on different admin
> levels and neighbouring areas can share the same way then.
> This is AFAIK already done in many places in Germany.

Do you have some relation IDs for me to look at? I don't have a planet
extract or even a box with grep on it at the moment :-(


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