[talk-au] suburb boundaries

Franc Carter franc.carter at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 11:50:20 GMT 2009

I know very little about the rendering, but I would suspect not. each
boundary is going  to divide two suburbs
and may of them are quite short - so I would expect that representing them
on a generic map is quite
difficult to do.


On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:44 PM, Luke Woolley <lswoolley at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am stoked that the import will soon commence, but I have one query. I
> can't remember if this has already been asked but do the boundaries of a
> suburb render the name of the suburb, like the place=suburb tag currently
> does for tagged nodes or will it just show those fancy purple lines on the
> map. Thanks.
> On 25/02/2009, at 9:16 PM, Franc Carter <franc.carter at gmail.com> wrote:
> I *believe* that it is a subdivision of a state. Sydney in an addressing
> sense refers to the CBD of
> the city (the area with post code 2000).
> cheers
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 9:12 PM, Nick Hocking < <nick.hocking at gmail.com>
> nick.hocking at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I say go for it.
>> Although I am 150% percent against any mass loading or routable things
>> (like roads) I think that suburbs are best done
>> by this import and then we have to try to validate the boundaries, maybe
>> doorknock both sides of the  alledged boundary and see if people know which
>> suburb they are in.
>> PS is a suburb a subdivision of a city or a state.
>> E.G should Prospect be in Adelaide;South Australia;Australia ... or should
>> it be
>>                                     in South Australia; Australia
>> In Canberra it sounds better to say  Turner, ACT than  Turner, Canberra,
>> ACT but I'm not so sure for larger cities.
>> Maybe because there is only one city in the ACT.
>> Nick
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