[OSM-dev] multipolygon inherits from tags way that are neither inner nor outer

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 08:38:55 GMT 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> It depends on what you want to do. If you want to draw the best possible map
> with the data you have, and have no option of asking the user what the hell
> he meant when he entered that, then you will ignore roles (and compute them
> yourself) because otherwise a significant percentage of multipolygons will
> appear broken.

For me. there is a difference between trying to interprete the data
when the role is undefined (good will) and simply ignoring the role
definition when it is clearly stating it is not an inner neiter an
outer way.


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