[OSM-talk] Administrative boundaries export

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 12:18:38 UTC 2013

2013/10/3 Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com>

> Frankly, I find the idea of using the coastline as an admin boundary
> rather silly. This would mean that if you step out 1 foot into the
> water, you've left the state or country.

indeed it seems to be different: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territorial_waters
look at the internal waters in the diagram, those allow to reduce the
admin-ways a lot by simplifying and not using the coastline.

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