[OSM-talk] [Tagging] Google has dual carriage way where it'snot built yet

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Sun Oct 11 00:31:21 BST 2009


Anthony wrote:
>>> Even then, I have mixed feelings about it, until there's support in
>>> the major editors for downloading and editing subsets of data.

>> First of all, this would have to be supported by the API as well. And it is
>> always very difficult because "everything's connected".

> The usual solution is that items in different layers can't be connected, right?

That would be fatal; we do that all the time in OSM. In fact, OSM does 
not have different layers in the same way as traditional GISes have - in 
OSM, you define your layers when you take data out, instead of when you 
put data in.


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