[Tagging] Relation for saying "x is attached to y"?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 29 10:37:19 BST 2010


On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 5:32 AM, Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I want a way of creating an object for an energy generator and then saying
> "this is on top of / inside this building object". Here is an example of one
> such object:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/35802300
> I checked on the wiki page and couldn't see any established or proposed uses
> of relations for this purpose. Am I missing one, has this been discussed
> before?
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations
> Regards,
> Tom

Perhaps a site relation? I'm not sure it's necessary; any application
that needs that information can calculate whether the polygons
overlap.



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