[OSM-talk] Islands in rivers

Brent Easton b.easton at exemail.com.au
Thu Aug 23 11:23:01 BST 2007



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On 23/08/2007 at 10:52 AM Stephen Gower  wrote:

>On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 06:10:51PM -0500, Alex Mauer wrote:
>> 
>> I've run into a couple of problems though:
>> First, if I try to break the river down so that it's multiple ways, it
>> doesn't render properly at all: the renderer makes a straight line
>> connecting the end of the way to the beginning of the way. 
>
>  What happens if you make opposite banks part of the same way?  From
>  what you describe is happening, you might get chunks of rendered
>  river.  ASCII Art to describe what I think might happen, A>A>A is
>  one riverbank way, B>B>B is another, | \ and / are where "the
>  renderer make a straigt line connecting the end of the way to the
>  beginning of the way
>  
>  A>A>A>A>A>A>AB>B>B>B>B>B>B>B
>  |           /              \
>  |          /                \
>  A<A<A<A<A<AB<B<B<B<B<B<B<B<B<B
>  
>  Pure speculation here, someone might actually know!  
>  
>  s


Yes, that is what I was trying to describe. You create a series of long thin 'natural=water' areas. 
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Brent Easton                       
Analyst/Programmer                               
University of Western Sydney                                   
Email: b.easton at uws.edu.au





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