[Talk-GB] Backwards Areas

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 10:38:28 GMT 2012

On 14 February 2012 19:34, Graham Jones <grahamjones139 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > but I made the way run
>> clockwise rather than anticlockwise.

Just for clarity, there's no difference between clockwise and
anticlockwise polygons in OSM. Either direction works fine.

There are, of course, one or two exceptions, the principle one being
coastlines where you might be able to describe a whole island with
just one way. But for buildings, gardens, ruins etc, there's no


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