[Tagging] Tagging "natural" borders

Erik G. Burrows erik at erikburrows.com
Tue Aug 10 23:09:24 BST 2010

>> What is the preferred way to handle this dual-purpose way?
> In some forms of rendering the boundary is rendered instead of the stream
> and
> the water feature disappears on the map.
> The preferred Australian solution is to not reuse the same boundary but to
> duplicate it. This allows all renderers and routers to manage the mapping,
> and
> sets off warnings in the duplicate nodes systems which makes some mappers
> then
> merge the ways again.

"Australian solution"? I'd like to think we're not applying different
mapping rules to different countries!

If you are flammable and have legs, you're never blocking a fire exit.
-Mitch Hedberg

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