[Talk-GB] Administrative Borders

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Fri Jan 21 12:44:45 GMT 2011


Hi,

On 01/21/11 13:36, Andrew wrote:
>> as  streams and rivers that form part of the boundaries need to be
>> integrated.
>
> What do you mean by that?

If the centreline of the river (or a road, or a coastline) *is* the 
boundary, then you do *not* want a separate way in the OSM database 
describing the boundary; you want a multipolygon describing the boundary 
where one part of the multipolygon hull is the river (or road, or 
coastline).

Bye
Frederik



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