[talk-au] Question about relations

John Henderson snowgum at gmx.com
Wed Jul 25 07:16:01 BST 2012


On 25/07/12 16:07, Adrian Plaskitt wrote:
> Greetings all. I usually confine my mapping to bush tracks and cycle
>  paths as this is what I am most interested in and is often not
> available from other sources. With the recent devastation of the base
> map I am remapping some of my local area, and rapidly realising how
> little I really understand, so forgive this basic question. I also
> find the wiki very hard to practically understand as it assumes a
> level of knowledge that is beyond me.
>
> I am interested in mapping/remapping the walking route the great
> north walk, which is an established relation. My specific question
> is, when the route passes down only part of a way, say just a few
> blocks of a longer street, how do you assign the relation to just a
> few internodes. Is it necessary to split the ways at the nodes and
> then just assign the relation to the segments between, or is it
> necessary to create a new way over the top which is just the walking
> route, or is there some method that is simpler that I have failed to
> appreciate.
>
> I am only able to use the potlach editor.

Yes, split the way as required, and add only the relevant sections to
the relation.

John



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