[OSM-dev] API 0.7+: Split node concept?

Andreas Kalsch andreaskalsch at gmx.de
Wed Oct 13 09:29:07 BST 2010


This is the point

Am 12.10.10 22:33, schrieb Alan Millar:
> Frankly, one of the main problems with the classic GIS
> "shapefile"-style data paradigm is that it does not give you good
> topological connectivity information, and therefore is inadequate for
> OSM's multi-use data model.
> If you think topology can be inferred or
> derived from position, check out the various list archives for
> discussions on duplicate node removal, powerlines, and layers.  You'll
> find a lot of good information on it.
> - Alan
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