[Tagging] Mapping time zones as geometries (relations)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Tue Mar 7 11:27:58 UTC 2017

On 6 March 2017 at 00:30, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> you could easily build time zone
> geometries by either (a) keeping an external database that says "Time
> Zone X consists of the following administrative units" and then
> collecting the units from OSM

That database is Wikidata. make sure that the admin boundaries are
tagged with the relevant Wikidata ID.

> I still think that the mapping of time zones as geometries
> should be discouraged in OSM.

I agree.

Andy Mabbett

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