[OSM-talk] Actually using OpenStreetMap and the usability of the current maps

Sven Grüner sven at schunterscouts.de
Mon Jul 28 14:49:53 BST 2008


spaetz schrieb:
> There is always population=200000, etc which can help you to find the
> biggest ones. And what prevents us from adding capital=yes to those
> cities? I don't think that the tagging is insufficient today. OK
> there might be a more subjective "important" city tag, and there are
> problems with suburbs and all that. But I don't see that point as a
> big problem.

IMHO the cleanest way to determine capitals is to look which role a city 
has in the country/state/county-relation:
http://openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/16162

regards, Sven




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