[OSM-talk-be] Unmapped Place For Belgium in Septembre

Sander Deryckere sanderd17 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 12:08:19 BST 2011


2011/9/13 Gerard Vanderveken <Ghia op ghia.eu>

> At the start of the fusion, one of the villages that merged was the so
> called 'pilootgemeente'. In most cases the name of the village was also the
> new name for the fusion.
> I assume that in the case where an alternative name was given, there was
> also this 'pilootgemeente' and perhaps the town hall is also located there.
> Placing: at town center or geographic center of the fusion?
>

Hmm, difficult to distinguish the pilootgemeente in Lo-Reninge (or in
Heuvelland). I will have to check it locally I guess. Can we assume that the
town hall is in the pilootgemeente? Or do we have other means of knowing the
pilootgemeente?

>
> Another question arises:
> My village Huldenberg consists out of Huldenberg, Loonbeek, Neerijse,
> Sint-Agatha-Rode and Ottenburg.
> Should Huldenberg have two POI with the name on the different levels (once
> for the fusion village as a whole and one for the village itself)?
>
> Regards,
> Gerard.


This can be solved with the boundary relations. Huldenberg, Loonbeek,
Neerijse etc should have a boundary with admin level 9 and there should also
be a relation with admin level 8 around all of them. In the boundary
relation, you can set an admin_centre, so the POI of Huldenberg should be
admin_centre of two relations: one with admin_level 9 and the one with
admin_level 8.

I do often forget the admin_centre members myself, but I believe this is a
good way to do it.

>
>
> eMerzh wrote:
>
>  I think It's not a really bad idea to set it at the geographical
>> centre but if had to do it myself,
>> i'd have set the node at the townhall in Lo ... ( plus Lo seems a bit
>> bigger than Reninge )
>>
>>
>> Greets
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 12:34, Nicolas Pettiaux <nicolas op pettiaux.be>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> 2011/9/13 Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 op gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Well, the problem is that Lo and Reninge are both centers.
>>>>
>>>> For my own village, Oostnieuwkerke, Staden and Westrozebeke are part of
>>>> Staden. So Staden is the center. But Lo-Reninge doesn't have a real
>>>> center,
>>>> so I placed it between Lo and Reninge. Some other villages have this
>>>> too,
>>>> like Heuvelland (Kemmel, Dranouter, Westouter, De Klijte, Nieuwkerke,
>>>> Loker
>>>> and Wijtschate) and Langemark-Poelkapelle (Langemark and Poelkapelle).
>>>>
>>>> So I don't know where I should place the center nodes in such cases,
>>>> other
>>>> than in the middle of the multiple centers.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> isn't there an official answer available somewhere or shouldn't we
>>> contact ING/NGI for example to know how they decide ?
>>>
>>> I suppose they have had to build a standard answer. This could also be
>>> a way to get in touch smoothly with such a Belgian national
>>> institution that could be interested in working with us / sharing data
>>> (at least I hope so)
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Nicolas
>>>
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