I agree that the boundary relation is the "correct" way to do this. From the wiki, it appears that the 'label' role is accepted.
Is it just that Mapnik hasn't gotten around to rendering this yet, or is there some other reason? I really should try and learn about Mapnik... Regards, -Josh On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 12:36 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdre...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2011/2/25 Tyler Gunn <ty...@egunn.com>: >> Example One: >> - "place=suburb" node central to neighborhood: >> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/1168219909 > > > is the approximative way to place a label and is rendered by mapnik > > >> - Boundary relation with the the "place" node marked as a label: >> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/1438874; included the place >> attributes on the boundary as well. Not sure if required. > > > is IMHO the "correct" way to do it, but is not recognized by Mapnik. > > >> Zooming in once more reveals TWO labels for the area: > > > This is an result of Mapnik rendering the node as a label and > rendering the name of _any_ area at high zoom levels. It doesn't > recognize the boundary relation, but it renders all polygons and > therefor _also_ the boundary relations. > > Cheers, > Martin > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > _______________________________________________ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging