[Tagging] Groups of islands, how to tag?

Georg Feddern osm at bavarianmallet.de
Fri Nov 19 12:54:03 GMT 2010

Erik Johansson schrieb:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Willi <willis at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> 2) If the answer is 'use a relation', have I done it properly, and if so,
>>> why isn't Mapnik rendering the name properly?
>> 2) If and how a feature is rendered is up to the renderer. The mapper can't
>> and imho shouldn't try to control this.
> Since it's obviously not rendered in any renderer., the question is
> how to make this renderable, not how to write the relation in a nice
> way..
> This problem exist all over and a fix is badly needed, e.g.
> 1. buildings/entrances
> 2. islands
> 3. metro stations/entrances
> 4. water areas

Well at least 1 and 3 (site relation with apropriate roles) as well as 2 
(multipolygon archipelago) _are_ yet renderable - it just has to be done 
- by the renderer. As said above.
So the answer could only be: ticket / patch for mapnik, osmarender, ....


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