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

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Wed Oct 23 10:36:24 UTC 2013

Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>         I don't think we really need layers, but could use editors that are
>         semantically aware of things like boundaries,
>         and put them in the background until needed.
>     As far as I see, if we just prevent certain ways or nodes to share nodes
>     with others, that is as good as a layer. So if we say "boundary=* can only
>     share nodes with each other", then that is a layer. I think those rules are
>     better then inventing some arbitrary fixed layers.
> So many boundaries *are* the road.
> I think we're better off finding a way to attach a landuse to a road edge
> without necessarily sharing nodes.
> And for that matter declaring certain boundary edges are co-incident, without
> necessarily sharing nodes.

This is a growing 'requirement' ... parallel ways rather than simply 'shared 
nodes' ... so one can move the boundary independant of the 'road'. Just had a 
simple problem where I needed to tidy 'landuse' but it was all interleaved with 
other elements which certainly did not want to move :(

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