[Tagging] Advice & clarification of the railway tracks=* tag required.

AJ Ashton aj.ashton at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 17:41:14 BST 2012


On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 12:23 PM, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
> On 08/08/2012 16:41, Pieren wrote:
>>
>> The relation would say "these 4 tracks belong to the same railway".
>
> I still don't see the point/benefit of this.

>From a cartographic point of view this could greatly ease the ability
to simplify/generalize the network for smaller scales where it only
makes sense to draw the tracks as a single line. It can be difficult,
or at least computationally expensive, to associate parallel lines
with each other without some kind of helpful clue like a relation.

-- 
AJ Ashton



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