[Tagging] Mapping time zones as geometries (relations)

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Mar 6 19:15:09 UTC 2017

On 3/6/17 11:21 AM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Mar 5, 2017 18:30, "Frederik Ramm" <frederik at remote.org
> <mailto:frederik at remote.org>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>        I would like to start a discussion about the mapping of time zones.
>     What do you think?
> I'm generally opposed to mapping timezones in OpenStreetMap unless the
> tzdata maintainers are 100% on board.  Since timezones are a royal
> pain to keep track of, often changing 100+ times a year, on as little
> as a few hours notice in some cases.
i agree. this a perfect example of something that belongs in its own
database or
shape file, available to be overlaid on the map when it's wanted.


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