[OSM-dev] Completeness of the country dumps

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon Sep 27 13:58:43 BST 2010


Matthias Julius wrote:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm/FAQ says that ways are
> trunkated at the border.  Is there a dummy node inserted at the
> intersection with the bounding polygon?  Or is the first node outside the
> border included?

Neither. - Merging adjacent files with osmosis is likely to lead to gaps 
across the border. If you want an extract covering multiple countries 
you will have to get the continent extract and take it from there...


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