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From Steve Hosgood steve at tallyho.bc.nu on Fri Feb 18 10:09:02 GMT 2011

On 16/02/11 19:39, WanMil wrote:
> I think you assume that boundary information is stored as single
> polygon. 

That was true, but...

> This won't be accepted by the OSM community and is not how 
> boundaries are tagged at the moment. Larger structures are realized as 
> multipolygons. This makes sense because a national border is always a 
> border of a county and a city etc.

OK - I can accept that maybe that makes it a bit more difficult to
check, but my earlier comments about how thing next ought still to be
true, and OSM already has multipolygon solving algorithms.

>   There no substantial difference between coastline and 
> boundary processing.

Fair enough.

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