[OSM-talk] Timezones (was: Deleting data)
nelson at crynwr.com
Sat Oct 19 15:02:05 UTC 2013
Philip Barnes writes:
> On Sat, 2013-10-19 at 10:10 -0400, Russ Nelson wrote:
> > Philip Barnes writes:
> > > So we should not include country, state, principality, county, city,
> > > town, parish boundaries either as unless its an island aren't surveyable
> > > either.
> > If ClosedStreetMap.com was more than a figment of my imagination we
> > would store them there, not in OSM, yes.
> A map that can't tell you what country you are in would be slightly
You are misconstruing the OpenStreetMap dataset for a map, I
believe. You can use the OSM data to make a map, but by itself, it is
not a map. For example, you need a style sheet to make a map, but OSM
contains no style sheets.
Goedel rears his head here and roars.
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