[OSM-talk] Maritme borders

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 19:33:00 GMT 2009

Very well, it also gives me a reason to revert the bits that somebody
deleted around the north west coast of scotland...

2009/1/4 Gustav Foseid <gustavf at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 3:16 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>
> wrote:
>> Ugh. Can we (ping steve8) get some way of tagging this differently so it
>> _doesn't_ show? It looks really, really ugly.
> As a temporary solution, I suggest that until a proper tagging scheme for
> maritime borders are found, the following tagging is used for territorial
> waters:
>  boundary=administrative
>  border_type=territorial_waters
> Only where this is a border between two nations (that is, the territorial
> waters meet and there is both a left:country and right:country) is
> admin_level=2 added.
> This is not intended to solve all problems with tagging of maritime borders,
> just as a temporary way to tag these borders without causing bubbles around
> all coastlines in all general purpose renderers.
> Regards,
> Gustav
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