[Talk-GB] Fwd: Re: Admin Boundaries in Northern Ireland
wnordmann at gmx.de
Thu Jan 28 09:16:22 UTC 2016
> Ireland (the island) is normally handled as one entity in OSM, so
tends to be covered by the talk-ie list and the #osm-ie IRC channel.
> This makes some sort of sense even in the context of admin boundaries
as as I understand it the underlying Townland etc. structure predates
the establishment of "Northern Ireland" (the part of Ulster that is in
Oops, something i was not aware of. And you are right, that makes sense.
> Someone from the Irish community has already answered your original
question over here:
links to http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Ireland/Boundaries
I did not check the uk forum after "switching" to talk-gb. Sorry for
that. And thank's for the link.
> As has already been said, politically it's complicated... :
I know, but i think that has nothing to do with this "strange"
al5-boundaries. I'll check the links right now and may be i ask the
btw: i'm delivering admin boundaries for the whole world:
You may select, view and download them for free and of course use them
in your applications. I got questions from my "customers" asking me
"What the hell is going on in Northern Ireland? No boundaries there -
only AL10? We can't use it for our Applications."
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