[talk-au] [Fwd: Re: Suburb boundaries - getting close]

Jack Burton jack at saosce.com.au
Wed Feb 18 03:35:32 GMT 2009

Sorry - forgot to CC the below to the list:

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From: Jack Burton <jack at saosce.com.au>
To: BlueMM <bluemm1975-osm at yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [talk-au] Suburb boundaries - getting close
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 14:04:16 +1030

On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 03:41 +0000, BlueMM wrote:
> Assuming we go with the relations option, and ABS:SSC_2006 is tagged on the 
> relation, what unique id to we tag the individual ways with? Wouldn't most ways 
> be derived from 2 closed-area shapes, therefore ABS:SSC_2006 would have to be a 
> combination of the parents id's (which might not be unique when converted 
> anyway).

Well spotted.

If using methods 2 or 3 from Franc's original email, presumably we'd
also need to add a sequence number (actually two since, as you point
out, each way would refer to segments of two boundaries) for each way,
since a unique boundary ID is no longer unique to the way, once you've
split it up into two or more segments.



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