[mkgmap-dev] [PATCH v1] Multipolygon: Allow nested inner polygonsFrom Felix Hartmann extremecarver at googlemail.com on Fri Mar 5 21:05:16 GMT 2010
> There have been different opinions about this patch. > > There is one controversal point: > Should mkgmap allow nested inner polygons? > > From my point of view: YES. Because it does not harm in any way. The > nested inner polygons I analysed were all reasonable. Ok, they are not > 100% compliant to the specification but this is common to lots of others > things in (anarchic) OSM. > > At the moment I see two possible changes: > 1. Issue a warning for any nested inner polygon but process it anyhow. > 2. Reject nested inner polygons (and issue a warning). What a pity but > they are not 100% compliant. > > Please let me know what's the opinion of mkgmap community and committers > because I want the improvements of error messages to be committed. > > WanMil > _______________________________________________ > mkgmap-dev mailing list > mkgmap-dev at lists.mkgmap.org.uk > http://www.mkgmap.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/mkgmap-dev > If it is not difficult to implement (also for others) then I would propose integration. If however we knew that mapnik could not implement it without major rewrites, then I would not push it forward as long as it is not at least accepted tagging for a larger minority.
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