[Imports] RFC for City of Basel Suburb Import

Johannes Singler johannes at singler.name
Sun Dec 31 07:21:33 UTC 2017

Hi all,

Okay I got it finally.  Maybe we could express this unambiguously here:

Having the label nodes as members of the relations anyway, does not 
harm, I guess.  It's helpful when showing boundary, like here


Am 31.12.2017 um 00:05 schrieb Rafael Avila Coya:
> Hi, Johannes:
> Paul means that OSM Carto doesn't render members with role "label".
> You have added nodes with the tag place=suburb. And they are 
> "label"-role members of their respective relations. OSM Carto renders 
> them because they are tagged with place=suburb, not because their role 
> as label in boundary relations.
> Cheers,
> Rafael.
> On 30/12/17 21:54, Johannes Singler wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> Am 30.12.2017 um 19:47 schrieb Paul Norman:
>>> On 12/30/2017 1:22 AM, Johannes Singler wrote:
>>>> so the suburbs exist now, but no label is shown for them in Carto.
>>>> It seems that explicit label nodes are needed, although they are 
>>>> documented as being optional here:
>>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:boundary#Relation_members
>>> Label nodes are not used by OpenStreetMap Carto, the default style on 
>>> osm.org. 
>> I have added the respective label nodes, and now all labels are shown 
>> at the given positions, in the default style on osm.org.  So what do 
>> you mean by "not used"?  That it does not care whether they are 
>> members of the boundary relation, and just renders the nodes 
>> independently?
>> Johannes
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