[Tagging] Feature proposal - RFC - natural=ridge

John Sturdy jcg.sturdy at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 07:23:28 GMT 2011

On 11/8/11, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
>> What I mean is that if the ridges can be auto-generated, they can be
>> rendered without being in the database.

> If you don't have the longitude, latitude, and altitude of a sufficient
> number of points in the database, any calculated ridge-lines are likely to
> have little resemblance to reality.  This isn't magic, you know.

I think it's easier to survey a ridge (either from aerials, or by
walking along it with GPS) than to get enough altitude points to
generate it automatically, so I think we should allow them to be
entered as ways (which won't prevent renderers from finding more
ridges from altitude points).


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