[OSM-talk] GeoBase nodes import

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Dec 18 08:34:49 GMT 2008

Sam Vekemans wrote:

> I wanted to float the idea (to the general talk list) about importing
> the full data base that is available, not as shapes/ways/lines, but as
> nodes which show
>  what map features the node represents.
> So for example, importing a park (in a mapped area) we would just show
> the outline dots of the park, and the user can connect the dots and
> show it the 'right' way osm-style.

Huh?!? So nothing from the Geobase import would actually appear on the 
map until somebody had gone and traced over it manually? Have I actually 
  understood that correctly? Only it sounds bonkers to me...


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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