[OSM-talk] Rendering of Place Names in Mapnik

Adam Schreiber sadam at clemson.edu
Thu Dec 18 16:54:38 GMT 2008


On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 6:39 AM, Karl Newman <siliconfiend at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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. ;-)

Also, when cities in VA become large enough, they become their own
county and seat.

Cheers,

Adam




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