[OSM-talk] Not attaching polygons to roads

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 14:13:18 UTC 2014

On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 06:02:53PM -0700, Mike Thompson wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be nice if the editors wouldn't allow polygon to connect to
> > highways.
> >
> The edges of some polygons are truly coincident with road centerlines. For
> example, many municipal boundaries.

it is the same problem as state boundaries and waterways. As soon as you need
to add a tunnel=culvert to a stream that is a state boundary at the same time
it is a royal pain. 

It is not ideal but in most cases better to draw the river some centimeters aside 
from the real border.


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