[OSM-talk] multipolygon (lake) not rendering

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Mon Oct 26 00:19:30 GMT 2009

I think he means, "Wouldn't it be better to tag the entire island with a name, rather than tagging each segment separately?"

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-----Original Message-----
From: Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 23:49:16 
To: Rahkonen Jukka<Jukka.Rahkonen at mmmtike.fi>
Cc: <talk at openstreetmap.org>
Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] multipolygon (lake) not rendering


Rahkonen Jukka wrote:
>> For what? The inner ways of multipolygons where the outer way is
>> tagged as natural=water? You don't need to tag them with anything
>> indicating that they're an island, they already are tagged as islands
>> implicitly since they're a multipolygon.
> Islands tend to have names. Does it really work to give a name for each inner
> ring of a lake polygon without any other tags?

What do you mean by "does it really work"?


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