[Tagging] How to tag named group of named water areas?
61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 07:13:25 UTC 2018
On 12/10/18 12:57, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> What I'm learning by reading this thread over again is that there is a
> lot of confusion about relations in the context I'm interested in.
> Group or site, whether one or the other will render or, more
> importantly for me at least, is whether the object will be findable in
> a Nominatim search.
Why not bet both ways?
Make both a site and a group relation.
> I would hate like hell to have tagged such an object and then not be
> able to locate it. I don't care which method gets the nod on this list
> but in the end I want those features to be findable.
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 4:40 AM SelfishSeahorse
> <selfishseahorse at gmail.com <mailto:selfishseahorse at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 21:16, Tod Fitch <tod at fitchdesign.com
> <mailto:tod at fitchdesign.com>> wrote:
> > I had not noticed the existence of the group relation before.
> Seems to me that it and the controversial site relation have some
> overlap. For the examples I can think of where I think the site
> relation works it seems like the group relation would also work.
> So, at present and lacking counter-examples, it seems to me that
> one of these two relations should go away.
> There is quite some difference between the suggested group relation
> and a site relation:
> A site relation is an own feature that consists of several other
> features. (For example, a wind farm cannot be mapped as a power plant
> area, but it can be mapped as a power plant site relation with
> multiple wind turbines as members.)
> : https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/3792332
> In contrast, a group relation isn't a separate feature, but just a
> name; the feature is already defined for its members. (Like in our
> example the two ponds 'Small Pond' and 'Big Pond' that together are
> called 'Groble'.)
> This is also why a site (or multipolygon) relation wouldn't work
> in our example.
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