[OSM-talk] Long Ways and API 0.6

D Tucny d at tucny.com
Mon Feb 9 06:48:10 GMT 2009

2009/2/9 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>

> Hi,
> MP wrote:
> >> The advanced usage of the multipolygon relation allows you to have as
> many
> >> "outer" members as you want (see wiki page), so you can just split up
> your
> >> outer way and that's it. It probably isn't perfect in the renderers yet
> but
> >> I'm confident it will soon be.
> >
> > Automatic multipolygon splitting, where inner parts will
> > _automatically_ move to correct half would make this relatively easy
> > problem to solve.
> You misread me. You simply take the existing outer way, split it into 5
> little bits, make sure they are all member of the relation, and that's
> it. No need to move inner polygons to the "correct half" because there
> is no "half".

IIRC, just splitting the ways in JOSM would result in the smaller ways all
being members of the relation as the same object type as the original larger
way by default... So, split the outer into two in JOSM and you automagically
have two outer ways in the same relation...

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