[Tagging] boundary=town, place=town

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Sun Jan 9 23:48:57 GMT 2011

On 09/01/2011 12:11, Pierre-Alain Dorange wrote:
> Steve Bennett<stevagewp at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Sorry, I don't follow. There should be a place=town node that is part of
>> the boundary=town way? How could the centre of the town be on its boundary?
>> But anyway, I'm specifically asking about boundary=town ways, and
>> place=town ways. Should a town have both a place=town way and a
>> boundary=town way? If so, what's the distinction?
> Here in France we tag our town with 2 things :
> a node (place=town or village, depending on population size)
> a relation (type=boundary + boundary=administrative + admin_level=8)
> The relation has members :
> outer/inner composed with ways that define the boundary (a closed way
> defining an area)


Why would you have 'inners' for a town boundary? I would have thought 
that everything within that boundary would be considered part of that town.

Dave F.

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