[OSM-dev] Extended Multipolygons in JOSM?

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 17:58:43 BST 2009


Please disregard this -- I had accidentally deleted a node from one of the
outer ways. Problem solved!

On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am trying to update my shp-to-osm tool [0] to chop up ways with >2000
> nodes into smaller ones. Part of this task involves advanced multipolygon
> support [1]. It seems as though I'm doing the right thing: ways longer than
> 2000 nodes get split and the first node of way A and last node of way B are
> the same. They're all made part of a multipolygon relation with role=outer.
>
> However, when I try to open this file in JOSM and see what happens with the
> non-wireframe renderer, half the screen turns red when I select the way.
>
> What is the "correct" way to tag and build these features? Am I missing a
> step somewhere?
>
> Thanks!
>
> [0] http://redmine.yellowbkpk.com/projects/show/geo
> [1]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Relation:multipolygon#Advanced_multipolygons
>
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