[Talk-us] [Tagging] how to tag US townships?
osm at inbox.org
Sat Oct 23 02:10:55 BST 2010
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
> On 10/21/2010 07:12 PM, Anthony wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Alex Mauer<hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
>>> The point of admin_level is *not* primarily to record which governments
>>> above another. It’s to indicate which governments across different
>>> countries and states are (approximately) equivalent.
>> Then we shouldn't use numbers, or if we're going to use numbers we
>> should assign those numbers in random order.
> Huh? Why? What do you propose instead? Please don’t say “use the name of
> the entity”, because we already have a key that does that (border_type) and
> it would make it a nightmare to make a consistent international map.
Okay, I won't say it.
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