[OSM-talk] Continent Oceania or Australia

Rafael Avila Coya ravilacoya at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 12:39:33 UTC 2015


El 29 de abril de 2015 08:13:24 EDT, "Jóhannes Birgir Jensson" <joi en betra.is> escribió:
>I was doing an overpass query for place=continent and noticed that we
>not have Oceania but Australia with this note:
>"Note that Oceania, which is a more common designation in some 
>countries, is actually based on a different continental classification 
>system to the one OSM uses. So please translate Australia as Australia,
>not as Oceania"
>However looking at what is within is_in:continent="Australia" then I 
>only get regions and cities and no countries. is_in:continent="Oceania"
>gives me the normal countries we think of as Oceania (including 
>Australia the country).
>Thus it seems place=continent;name="Australia" is now outdated and not 
>used. According to usage it seems clear that we are now using the 
>regular Oceania classification.
>I propose we change this to reflect to current usage.
>--Jóhannes / Stalfur
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