[OSM-talk] [Spam] Using multipolygons as boundaries
peter.miller at itoworld.com
Mon Jan 5 09:41:00 GMT 2009
On 4 Jan 2009, at 21:08, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> I am thus suggesting that we drop using the special "type=boundary"
> relation and instead use a simple "type=multipolygon" for
> areas. Everything else would stay the same (boundary=administrative,
> admin_level=x, name=y, ...). Members would not carry the roles
> and "enclave" (which seem to have been difficult to understand for
> some), but instead simply "outer" and "inner" just like with plain
> I have described the suggested change in detail here:
Sound good to me. Do we have to make all the changes manually or could
some sort of robot do it for us - or are robots still not trusted for
any job - also, should we get confirmation that the main renderers are
accommodating the new format before making the switch and indeed do
Mapnik and Osmarender render boundaries from relations anyway?
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