[Tagging] My "weirdly unnatural aversion to relations"
andrewhainosm at hotmail.co.uk
Tue Oct 2 19:25:36 UTC 2018
The sum total of all of the properties making up a university absolutely is an area.
From: Richard <ricoz.osm at gmail.com>
Sent: 02 October 2018 20:21:45
To: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
Subject: Re: [Tagging] My "weirdly unnatural aversion to relations"
On Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 09:05:53PM +0200, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> 2. Oct 2018 19:27 by ricoz.osm at gmail.com <mailto:ricoz.osm at gmail.com>:
> > On Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 05:01:17PM +0200, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> >> > I can give you a case that is more complicated. The University of Edinburgh. As well as a main> campus, and a subsidiary mini-campus, it has individual buildings scattered all around the city.> It could be mapped as a multipolygon but it would be a lot of work. Imagine using a multipolygon> natural=wood to handle many individual, widely-spaced trees by poking lots ofi rregular, large holes> in it where trees aren't.
> >> > See > >> https://www.ed.ac.uk/maps/maps <https://www.ed.ac.uk/maps/maps>>> <>> https://www.ed.ac.uk/maps/maps <https://www.ed.ac.uk/maps/maps>>> >> And note that what you get there is the first of five tabs> covering different agglomerations of buildings.
> >> >
> >> > I think the only feasible way of handling this would be a site relation. Maybe you can think of a better> way of handling it.
> >> Why selecting buildings and tagging them to site relation is easier than selecting building and adding them to a multipolygon realation?
> > looks like abuse of multipolygon relation to me.
> why abuse? Sole reason for multipolygon relations is to tag
> disjointed areas or areas with holes in them.
you name it. AREAS. A university is not an area.
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