[Talk-it] How *NOT* to map

David Paleino d.paleino at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 10:27:18 BST 2009

Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:

> 2009/9/29 Morten Kjeldgaard <mok at bioxray.au.dk>:
>> I zoomed out and noticed that the national border along the Mediterranean
>> coast of Sicily and the rest of Italy and also France look really bad. Is
>> there a reason why the border isn't off the coast like it is most places,
>> e.g. Spain?
> we're currently talking about this on talk-it (and have already done
> so in the past), the reason that it is still like this is not that we
> wouldn't like to change it, but that noone had time/will to do it till
> now (we imported all borders from national institute of statistics).
> Does anyone have a script to calculate the 12nm-offset and probably
> simplify the outcome?

Looking at the Spain maritime border, there's a source=robot-generated-12nm-
border, so it probably exists :)
Anyone knows where to get it from?


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