[OSM-talk] Boundary rendering bug

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 13:07:17 GMT 2011


2011/2/9 M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
> This depends on the situation. Say you are mapping a public square
> with a (separately as an area mapped) monument in the middle.
> Obviously you would need a multipolygon relation, because the
> highway-area should not cover the monument. But the name of the square
> should IMHO remain on the way, because the whole square has this name,
> including the monument.

but I agree, you will have to set "area=yes" as well on the way,
because otherwise the renderer can not know that the name is referring
to an area and not to the way itself (because we don't have a
dedicated polygon-entity in OSM, we simply add area=yes).

cheers,
Martin



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