[Tagging] Micro Mapping, was Race track

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Feb 1 02:53:28 GMT 2010


On 1/31/10 8:59 PM, Roy Wallace wrote:
>
> Interesting, but what you're really doing (if i understand you correctly) is:
>
> 1) storing a way, plus
> 2) storing an approximate area (in the form of width tags applied to
> nodes on the way, and then using some form of interpolation between
> nodes).
>
> The alternative is:
>
> 1) storing a way, plus
> 2) storing an area
>
> ...and (optionally, but preferably) relating the two with e.g.
> type=area; role=center; role=area [1].
>    
i've come around to way + area.

long term handling of elevation is relevant to the race track problem, 
here's
an elevation map of watkins glen to provide more than enough rationale:

http://www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/NY/images/glen/elev.gif





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