[OSM-talk] Populated places: how to use is_in tag?

Ted Mielczarek ted.mielczarek at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 16:53:54 BST 2007


On 10/8/07, graham <graham at theseamans.net> wrote:
> What about the 'is_in' relation? Would you apply that to one or both
> sets of tags?
>
> >and maybe some system devised for indicating approximate extent...
> >
>
> Why not just key the boundary to the administrative node? Sounds like
> one of the new relations...

I was thinking about this a few days ago, since the TIGER data
conveniently has administrative boundaries in it, and it would be cool
to import those all:
http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/

We could just use a relation that contains the node and the way.  I
don't know what the tagging should look like though.

-Ted




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