[Tagging] Naming boundary ways - the — separation character

Alexander alex at fissl.com
Thu Oct 11 12:00:56 BST 2012


On 2012-10-10T22:38:34+02:00, Colin Smale wrote:
> On 10/10/2012 21:53, Alexander wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I think the separation sign should be chosen by the renderer.
> +1
>>
>> Why not adding new tags like:
>>
>> name:left=Mexico
>> name:right=USA
>>
> -1
>
> This looks to me like blatant "tagging for the renderer", i.e.
> manipulating the tagging to produce an optically pleasing result. I
> would contest that the border itself has no name; the names belong to
> the areas on either side, which are of various types and 
> admin_levels.

I see your point. borders should not be named at all except if they 
actually have a name.



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