[OSM-talk] multipolygon source tags preferred method

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 12:05:19 UTC 2017



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> On 28 Mar 2017, at 13:21, nwastra <nwastra at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for the link Martin.
> It is well written and helps me a great deal on this matter.


although you can put source tags on objects, there's much more sense* to adding the "bezier=yes/no" tag on ways, and nearly nobody does the latter: https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/bezier
https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/curved

strange.

Cheers,
Martin 




* because it is the only way to tell whether a way has straight edges or is the approximation on a curve.
example: this lake would look very different if the edges were meant to be curves (as is frequent with lakes): http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/22883200
similarly kerbs can be angled or rounded, etc.
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