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

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 00:18:21 GMT 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 7:13 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>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.

There were several clients that did not attempt to connect the ways of each
NHD linestring so there are duplicated nodes and ways that touch but aren't
joined. Hopefully fixing this is what Paul was talking about.
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