[OSM-dev] Nominatim 2.3 release announcement

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Sun Oct 5 19:23:39 UTC 2014

On Sunday 05 October 2014, Sarah Hoffmann wrote:
> >
> > I figured that intention from the results i saw for various rivers.
> > Still it would be good i think to distinguish between waterway
> > relations and ways in the results.  For larger rivers there are
> > very often individual ways missing in the relation, most frequently
> > side streams of course, so you rarely only get a sigle result with
> > type=waterway:river.
> These are mapping errors, aren't they? As a rule, Nominatim does not
> try to cover such errors, precisely so that mappers can easily spot
> them and fix them.

That is exactly my point, if you can distinguish between the waterway 
relation and such stray individual waterways this is much easier.  But 
of course if the relation turns up reliably at the first place in the 
list this is much less critical.

Christoph Hormann

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