[OSM-talk] Ground truth for non-physical objects

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 22:16:20 UTC 2018

On 17/12/2018 09:41, Colin Smale wrote:
> One other thing: in the UK the boundaries of the area and the local 
> authority running that area are two different things. A local 
> authority can run a combination of adjacent admin areas; some admin 
> areas are defined in law without there being a local authority; and 
> some admin areas are legally shared between councils. What we have in 
> the official sources (e.g. OS Boundary-Line) shows the geometry of the 
> areas, but it tells you nothing about the authority/ies "running" that 
> area.

Hi, Colin. I'm British and I have no idea what you're talking about 
here. Could you quote some examples that I could relate to?



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