[OSM-dev] Complex JOSM filtering rules

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Wed May 26 15:27:19 BST 2010


On 27 May 2010 00:21, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Jokes aside, *please* use relations for admin boundaries and then simply
> make the road a member in your relation. There is no need to draw an extra
> line tagged admin boundary if the boundary is the road.

Thanks for your opinion, but these boundaries already exist in OSM's
DB and they keep getting constantly broken by people not understanding
that the road isn't the boundary and then their use of editing
software doesn't fix up relations properly after boundaries get split
to be used for various things.

Also the boundaries are from the govt department that handles
statistics, which only match boundaries by approximation.




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