[OSM-talk] Timezones (was: Deleting data)

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Sat Oct 19 10:56:32 UTC 2013

So how does that differ from admin boundaries? I can survey time zones by asking a sample of people what the time is. On land at least the timezone boundaries will correspond to some kind of admin boundary, sometimes at a lower level than you might expect.

Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>On 10/19/2013 12:04 PM, moltonel 3x Combo wrote:
>> I'd
>> love to replace the unwieldy timezone selector of many programs with
>> clickable map generated from OSM. So, do timezones really "make no
>> in OSM" ?
>No they make no sense in OSM. Get/make yourself a shape file from 
>official sources and use that. There's nothing surveyable about time 
>zones and nothing mapper-maintainable.
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