[Tagging] Giant river multipolygons

Malcolm Herring malcolm.herring at btinternet.com
Mon Jan 28 18:35:19 GMT 2013

On 28/01/2013 17:53, Toby Murray wrote:
> But being able to do a search for
> "Danube River" and getting back a single object from nominatim would
> be nice.

Here is a conflict. Creating a tagging convenience for one tool can have 
negative impacts on other tools. At least nested relations separate the 
entities into logical hierarchies. Tools that are only concerned with 
multipolygons as geometric constructs can ignore the higher level relations.

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