[Tagging] Re : Tagging of topographic areas with a name

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Wed Aug 7 00:07:48 UTC 2013


For the largest geographical features, we will probably encounter node count limits in the editors.


Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 06.08.2013 23:10, yvecai at gmail.com wrote:
> > Joining any kind of features into a relation would make sense to me.
> > If someone feels that a particular feature belongs to the
> geographical
> > group, then he/she will add it to the relation and its border will
> grow
> > naturally, being more and more precise.
> 
> Madness! Who's going to maintain the "Black Forest" region then which 
> will contain hundreds of thousands of features?
> 
> Also - remember we want to map things that are verifiable. Some areas 
> might indeed have a clear boundary; others will be blurred. Ask the 
> local bakery whether they're in the Black Forest and they'll say no;
> ask 
> at the holiday rental property next door and they'll say sure ;)
> 
> Bye
> Frederik

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