[Tagging] Basic cartography features missing, why?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 22:30:49 UTC 2020


Am Mo., 9. Nov. 2020 um 13:15 Uhr schrieb Anders Torger <anders at torger.se>:

> A question, is this database only intended for very large polygons, or
> also rather small?
>


at the moment, the polygons are all rather small, but the intention is to
get regions of all sizes, where they exist. As long as it is not so many,
they could all go into the same file, but I think we will sooner or later
have to break this up into several files, both by continents (or more
generically, by location) and by size/map scale (you won't use very small
and very big polygons in the same map anyway). On the other hand, splitting
information according to intended map scale will lead to duplicate
information across scales and grow the required maintenance effort, so I am
reluctant to make this step as long as it can be avoided. This part is
still work in progress and will also depend on the number of external
contributions.

Cheers,
Martin
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