[Talk-us] Help needed with polygon/membership of admin area in Willits, CA

Sebastian Arcus s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Sun Jan 26 19:07:01 UTC 2014

On 26/01/14 18:54, Richard Welty wrote:
> On 1/26/14 1:46 PM, Sebastian Arcus wrote:
>> Thanks all. Is it possibly to make it so that a search in OSM for
>> Willits, CA brings up the whole relationship - as opposed to several
>> separate elements, which when clicked send you to some spot in the
>> middle of nowhere? If all of them are part of the same relationship -
>> shouldn't the relationship be named "Willits" - and shouldn't it be
>> the only one coming up in the search? I'm asking because I'm not sure
>> how these things work.
> the relation is named Willits, which is as it should be, so this is
> properly a tools issue rather than a data issue.
> Nominatim came up with two answers for Willits. one was the
> individual polygon, and one captured the entire area surrounding
> the City. not sure why that is.

Could it be because the polygon has place_name=Willits as an attribute? 
In that case, would it be safe to delete this attribute, as it is the 
name of the relationship that's important?

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