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

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Mar 21 00:38:16 GMT 2011


On 3/20/11 8:16 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On 3/20/2011 8:13 PM, Richard Welty wrote:
>> 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.
if the ids are consistent from one release to the next and there is any
notion of doing an update later, then combining them destroys useful
information.

richard




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