[OSM-talk] Rendering of Place Names in Mapnik

Karl Newman siliconfiend at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 14:39:44 GMT 2008


On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 6:37 AM, Adam Killian <vitki at bonius.com> wrote:

> Karl Newman wrote:
>
>>
>> That wouldn't work in this case, because as the OP mentioned, San Jose and
>> San Francisco have equal admin_level rankings (county seat) and San Jose is
>> larger in both area and population.
>>
>> As an aside, San Francisco is unique in the USA (as far as I know) in that
>> the city and county have the same extents.
>>
>>
>>
> Philadelphia is like this, too.
> "It is the county seat of Philadelphia County <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philadelphia_County,_Pennsylvania> (with
> which it is coterminous)"
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philadelphia
>
> Hey, I learned something today. Guess I can stay home now. ;-)

Karl
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