[talk-au] [OpenStreetMap] intersections

mick bareman at tpg.com.au
Tue Nov 29 07:17:55 GMT 2011


On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:51:24 +0100
"waldo000000 at gmail.com" <waldo000000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 6:47 AM, Ben Johnson <tangararama at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > ...
> >
> 
> 
> However, we need to break these rules in order to put small but important
> > isolated townships "on the map", so it's a case where tagging for the
> > renderer is accepted, ...
> >
> 
> Well it's not accepted by me - IMHO you just need some more tags to express
> the information you want:
> 
> place=township
> place:important=yes (perhaps not necessary, but hopefully you get the gist)
> place:isolated=yes
> 
> Then, if a renderer wants to put "small but important isolated townships on
> the map", it can!

Obviously the renderer is broken and should be fixed rather than spam the 'tag-space' with more junk.

mick



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