[OSM-dev] Relation member_roles from Osmosis import

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 18:24:54 BST 2010

2010/10/28 Peter Budny <peterb at gatech.edu>:
> Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org> writes:
>> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 10:39:38AM +0200, Frank Broniewski wrote:
>> Thats a left-over from the time when relation members were not
>> ordered.
> Someone in another thread just told me relation members /aren't/
> ordered, and that the ordering that, say, JOSM displays is just as a
> tool to aid the user... not for any semantic purpose.  Which is it?

In the past it was like this, now relations are ordered and maintain
the order that is e.g. in JOSM displayed / arranged. This is
"needed"/helpful for routes but multipolygons don't require a
particular order AFAIK.


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