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

Steve Chilton S.L.Chilton at mdx.ac.uk
Thu Jul 31 10:12:49 BST 2008

Islands are named (on mapnik layer) if you use the place=island tag.


Steve Chilton, Learning Support Fellow
Manager of e-Learning Academic Development
Centre for Learning and Quality Enhancement
Middlesex University
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2008/7/28 spaetz <osm at sspaeth.de>

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 02:21:05PM +0200, Jochen Topf wrote:

> The biggest problem around place names is currently that there are
> a few levels for places: city, town, village, hamlet and suburb. And
> is no way to mark capitals.

As well as capitals, I'd really like to see islands named.

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