[Imports] [OSM-dev] Coastline changes Antarctica

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Tue Mar 12 09:01:39 UTC 2013


On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 01:53:30AM -0700, Paul Norman wrote:
> > From: Jochen Topf [mailto:jochen at remote.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1:25 AM
> > Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Coastline changes Antarctica
> > 
> > On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:53:16AM -0700, Paul Norman wrote:
> > > > From: Jochen Topf [mailto:jochen at remote.org]
> > > > Sent: Monday, March 11, 2013 10:17 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Coastline changes Antarctica
> > > >
> > > > If tile.osm.org has by now switched to using OSMCoastline and uses a
> > > > current version there is no impact. If it still uses coastcheck it
> > > > will break.
> > >
> > > I believe the toolchain on tile.osm.org uses the Feb 8th 2013 version
> > > of coastcheck. You'll need to talk to jburgess to make sure you don't
> > > break osm.org with your import.
> > 
> > I see you put him on Cc. So, Jon, please speak up if there are any
> > issues.
> 
> The I believe was about the version, not about using coastcheck. If it will
> break coastcheck as you've said above, it will cause issues on tile.osm.org.
> You should not import the -180/180 part until a plan for tile.osm.org has
> been worked out.
> 
> However, are you certain it breaks coastcheck if the coastline is oriented
> the right way? My understanding was it could use the direction of a
> coastline fragment to work out which side was land.

I am not an expert in coastcheck, but I do believe coastcheck still needs a
closed polygon to work.

Jochen
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