[talk-au] ABS [ ODbL data.gov.au permission granted]

John Henderson snowgum at gmx.com
Sat Dec 3 02:23:03 GMT 2011


On 03/12/11 10:47, Steve Bennett wrote:

> To play Devil's Advocate here, does anyone actually want the suburb
> boundaries retained (or reimported)? To me, they've always been a
> big pain in the arse - they get in the way when you're trying to map,
> they show up in various renderings and add noise, they show up on my
> GPS and can be mistaken for roads.

I leave them out of the image files I make for the GPS with mkgmap.
They're just commented out in the lines file like this:

# boundary=administrative [0x1c resolution 18]
# boundary=national [0x1e resolution 17]
# boundary=political [0x1c resolution 17]

John




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