[OSM-dev] "The Future of Areas" - open discussion?

Jukka Rahkonen jukka.rahkonen at latuviitta.fi
Mon Apr 25 12:31:19 BST 2011

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:

> 2011/4/25 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>:
>> A big question would be the transition from the old model to the new,
>> things
>> like:
>> b) How exactly will we transform old-style areas into new-style areas?
>> Can
>> object history be preserved (very desirable!), and if so, how?

> also: which of the old data is most probably an area and which is a
> closed linear feature. This might not be clear in all cases.

And further: There are some badly invalid area features in the database
now because the multipolygon relation accepts anything. What would be done
for those in the conversion?

-Jukka Rahkonen-

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