[Tagging] Related: Antarctic territories

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 01:27:27 UTC 2013


On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Fernando Trebien <
fernando.trebien at gmail.com> wrote:

> Makes sense. But is this practice (of using "dejure" and "defacto" roles)
> already being adopted widely? If so, isn't it breaking compatibility with
> many apps (for instance, Mapnik, but probably others too)?
>

The only currently accepted way-related roles in boundary relations are
'inner' and 'outer' (with 'enclave' and 'exclave' as deprecated variants).
Current boundary relations are also intended to map de facto borders based
on our on-the-ground principle.

Using 'dejure' or 'claimed' roles is currently just a suggestion and is
unused. Introducing this new role may break existing tools, especially
those that ignore the 'inner' and 'outer' roles and attempt to construct
the boundary using all member ways regardless of role.
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