[Tagging] capital and state_capital: how are they being used in your country?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu May 15 09:31:30 UTC 2014


2014-05-15 2:51 GMT+02:00 Fernando Trebien <fernando.trebien at gmail.com>:

> And some of these relations (though far from the top of the list) are
> not assigned an admin_centre role, even though the node exists.
>


btw.: The current definition for administrative relations says that
admin_centre should be used one or no time in the relation, but what if
there is more than one admin_centre, e.g. entities where the administration
is split over 2 (or maybe more) places? My suggestion would be to change
this part of the relation definition in order to allow special cases:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:boundary



>
> It seems that German capitals follow the pattern capital=[lowest
> admin_level of relations in which the city is admin_centre], except
> Berlin.
>


because Berlin has the capital=yes (because of current mapnik rules
capital=yes should be preferred over capital=2, as the style sheet only
takes account of capital=yes or not yes:

*https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/blob/master/project.mml
<https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/blob/master/project.mml>
).*


*cheers,Martin*
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