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[mkgmap-dev] Question reg. precompiled bounds

From Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com on Wed Jan 25 18:05:02 GMT 2012

On Jan 25, 2012, at 9:52 AM, WanMil wrote:
> A postal_code relation catches all nodes and ways and it has to be 
> tagged once. In constrast you have N elements all tagged individual.
> The chances are much higher that there are one or more typo errors in 
> the elements than there is one in the relation.

In theory this is the best

> Anyhow postal_code relations need to be better maintained in the OSM 
> database.

relations are constantly broken in OSM and practically this doesn't work so well. having individual tags provides redundancy and can be used to verify consistency of the relation. 

> WanMil
>>   Thorsten
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