[Imports] Update: Somalia places imported; roads up next

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Fri Aug 19 17:40:51 UTC 2011

(removing the HOT list from this thread)

On Aug 19, 2011, at 10:12 AM, andrzej zaborowski wrote:

> As Toby said ogr2osm can create the multipolygons deduplicating ways
> and nodes, but you will need additional logic for setting the right
> admin_level on the ways...

I was going to massage the data in PostGIS first, so not a problem.

> ... and you probably want to leave out the country
> boundary which is already in OSM (so the border district relation will
> need manual fixing up).  I have a python script that I used to do this
> for the Spanish borders which had 3 admin levels combined and uploaded
> together, including adding wikipedia= and population= tags iirc.

Well, this is the other part I'm a little concerned by. Andrzej, do you - or does anyone else - have any suggestions for how to dedupe nodes with the existing national boundaries in OSM?


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