[Talk-GB] Rendering of layers

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 10:34:25 UTC 2016

Compare Reading - are you mapping a roof or a groundplan, or a pedestrian

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 10:12 AM, Stuart Reynolds <
stuart at travelinesoutheast.org.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> I made a number of adjustments around the transport terminus at Gatwick
> Airport South Terminal yesterday. When this was first mapped, what is
> actually three buildings (the railway station, the covered travelators from
> the bus station & car parks, and the southern stairs from the railway
> platforms) were all mapped as one building, and the platforms were
> “inserts” into the gaps rather than being the continuous entities that they
> are. So I have separated those all out, and made the platforms a continuous
> block. I also added internal escalators and travelators, although that is
> immaterial to the question that I’m about to ask.
> The buildings are all mapped as layer=1, and the platforms without any
> layer tag (which should default them to layer=0, AFAIK). So why are the
> platforms and rail tracks (which I haven’t touched) been rendered over the
> buildings, rather than under them?
> See http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/51.15634/-0.16124
> Thanks
> Stuart
> ------------------------------------
> Stuart Reynolds
> for traveline south east & anglia
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