[Tagging] Tagging natural or historic regions

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 18:20:43 UTC 2016



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> Am 27.03.2016 um 18:50 schrieb Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>:
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> A while back one of the conversations on the mailing list was about adding neighborhood boundaries. There was a lot of concern that many neighborhood boundaries are not clearly define which would result in boundary disputes. How is adding a rough boundary for an informal area any different? 


well, this didn't prevent 12% of mappers to add neighborhoods as areas anyway: http://taginfo.osm.org/tags/place=neighbourhood

Tagging large things as nodes clearly lacks important information (extent), and it makes nested stuff impossible (or requires relations rather than getting it for "free" with implicit spatial hierarchies)

cheers,
Martin 


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