[Tagging] Tagging "natural" borders

Erik G. Burrows erik at erikburrows.com
Fri Aug 27 20:14:25 BST 2010


>>> To pick a random example:
>>> http://osm.org/go/uG2Mh6iR
>>
>> Oops, sorry for spam, but nearby I spotted a convenient example of the
>> alternative approach: one way that serves as both administrative
>> boundary and river.
>
> Which was one of his points, what if the river isn't the boundary and
> due to erosion moves but the boundary doesn't...

Correct, further, you're right Steve, that the rendering does start to
look off because of criss-crossing, but I don't see a good alternative for
mobile natural features, like rivers/streams.

Maybe for more static natural features relations should be used.

-Erik




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