[Tagging] Micro Mapping, was Race track

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Mon Feb 1 03:53:37 GMT 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 10:46 PM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 1 February 2010 13:38, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> > It's trivial with areas.  If the borders touch, the areas touch.  You
> can't
> > do that using a way and a width, unless you expect to do a bunch of
> > calculations behind the scenes (in the editors, in the routers, in the
> > renderers, etc).
> Which would happen with areas too, since we're dealing with vectors
> everything has to be calculated from points and extrapolated as to
> where the area should exist as a raster type image.

With areas, you'd share nodes (or, with areas formed with relations, share

For the problem, see

Luitpoldplatz should be connected to the pedestrian area adjacent to the
west.  But since Luitpoldplatz is represented as a way, and not an area,
this is not possible without inaccurately mapping the way or the area.
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