[Tagging] Relation for place archipelago with members place island

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 03:38:36 UTC 2019


I am against overlaying one way on top of another.

The wiki suggests both tags together on a single way is acceptable;

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:place%3Disland#Islands_in_the_sea

Given the suggested alternatives, I prefer both tags together.


On 15/12/19 12:54, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
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> sent from a phone
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>> On 15. Dec 2019, at 02:11, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> The inner is entirely within the outer, so it meets the letter of the law (but maybe not the spirit).
>> Can renderers cope with it?
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> basically you have just outer members then (one in the simplest case), renderers and other data consumers (geocoding etc) should not have problems, but it may be an extra effort to parse it (relation refers to way, way refers to nodes). Some mappers dismiss it for this reason. IMHO editing is much easier for these than it is for stacked ways, and when you want to have the way closely tied to the area like here, it also behaves generally as desired (when modifying the way, the area is automatically updated as well)
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> Cheers Martin
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