[Talk-us] Proposed cleanup: NHD "rivers"

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 00:16:26 GMT 2011


On 3/20/2011 8:13 PM, Richard Welty wrote:
> On 3/20/11 7:50 PM, Paul Norman wrote:
>> 3 is about making the rivers into single ways, more like a mapper
>> would do
>> by hand. I'm not really set on this step and if done it would be after
>> steps
>> 1 and 2 have been done everywhere. Looking at nhd:com_id it might cause
>> problems with updating, so I'm thinking I'll drop this step for now.
>>
> i'd suggest using relations to group ways that are parts of named rivers
> rather
> than trying to combine the ways.

If the only difference between the ways is that NHD assigns a different 
ID number to them, not combining them seems silly.



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