[OSM-dev] Proposal: Multiline country, state, city names?

Lennard ldp at xs4all.nl
Wed Sep 2 14:16:40 BST 2009


> But I don't think that mapnik would be able to solve the problem. We
> should be
> looking at some kind of bot, similar to the coast checker, to relate all
> the
> borders of one country into one big closed polygon.

Which is exactly what osm2pgsql has been doing for some months now. If the
members of a boundary relation (either type=boundary or type=multipolygon,
doesn't matter) form a closed ring, they also get added to
planet_osm_polygon

-- 
Lennard






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