[Talk-GB] Backwards Areas

Graham Jones grahamjones139 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 12:26:42 GMT 2012

Thanks - I thought there was some sort of anticlockwise rule, but I had
never noticed it make any difference.


from my phone

On 15 Feb 2012 10:38, "Andy Allan" <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:

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