[Tagging] Tagging "natural" borders

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 22:10:54 BST 2010


On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Erik G. Burrows <erik at erikburrows.com> wrote:
>
> I have several cases where a border polygon (national park, wilderness,
> etc.) is defined based on a natural feature, such as a
> stream/crestline/etc.
>
> What is the preferred way to handle this dual-purpose way?
>
> Splitting the border way, creating a relation of the border pieces, and
> adding the natural= tag to the correct pieces seems reasonable to me, but
> I want to make sure that is correct, and will render properly.

Depends how the border is defined. Is it the stream centerline? One
bank? A parallel offset line on one side? (The latter is probably more
applicable to canals where the property line goes beyond the water.)



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