[Imports] Import of Placename Database of Ireland

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 15:51:48 UTC 2015





> Am 04.06.2015 um 15:53 schrieb Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com>:
> 
> OSM has a notion of places vs boundaries, but I think the reality of the
> db is a bit confused on this.   Also, we talk about populations of
> places, and in crowded parts, it doesn't make sense to talk about
> populations of place names vs named entities with boundaries.   But
> that's not relevant to your project if you're only talking about legal
> entities with boundaries.


if he wants to bring in the names of historical administrative units that don't exist anymore it will be relevant.

I agree on the critique that polygons imported as points are much less useful 

cheers 
Martin 


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