[Tagging] admin_level on nodes: wiki vs practice

Fernando Trebien fernando.trebien at gmail.com
Mon May 12 14:10:58 UTC 2014


I've added a note to the wiki to avoid future confusion:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag%3Aboundary%3Dadministrative&diff=1037547&oldid=1000731

On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 6:30 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 2014-05-11 3:50 GMT+02:00 Nelson A. de Oliveira <naoliv at gmail.com>:
>
>> Isn't "admin_level" a property of "boundary=administrative?" (that is
>> also a an specialization of a "boundary" relation)
>>
>> Using "admin_level" outside (or without) a "boundary=administrative"
>> relation will be as wrong/incomplete as using "service" without a
>> "highway=service", "railway" or "waterway"; or using "crossing_ref"
>> without "crossing", for example.
>
>
>
> +1
> I'd also see it like this. Use the role admin_centre in administrative
> relations to include the central place, and/or add a
> capital=<admin_level-number> on the place object to store its administrative
> importance conveniently (no need to evaluate administrative relations or to
> inherit importance from a relation).
>
> cheers,
> Martin
>
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