[talk-au] [OpenStreetMap] intersections

mick bareman at tpg.com.au
Tue Nov 29 07:53:06 GMT 2011


On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 08:28:24 +0100
"waldo000000 at gmail.com" <waldo000000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 8:17 AM, mick <bareman at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> 
> > ...
> > > 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.
> >
> 
> And how would you suggest the renderer be "fixed"? Are you saying that the
> renderer should automatically classify a township as "important and
> isolated"? That is another option but, to me, that sounds
> technically difficult and error-prone.

yes, based on object density for the area, shouldn't be that difficult for a good programmer.

A 'gas-n-glup' in the middle of the outback is certainly significant enough to be automatically rendered.

mick



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