[talk-ch] Gemeindefusion

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 23:11:05 CET 2012


Thomas wrote:

> OpenGeoDB  is  not  maintained  any  longer and consensus is (?), that
> these tags can be deleted.

Yes, this would help to keep the OSM db clean :->!
But do it judisciously (see the posts in Talk-de about "OpenGeoDB
eingestellt", 2. Januar 2012 21:24).

Yours, Stefan

2012/1/2 Thomas Ineichen <osm.mailinglist at t-i.ch>:
> Hi David
>
>> According to a news article [1] (in german) the municipality (Gemeinde)
>> of Belpberg [2] has been merged into the municipality of Belp
>> (Gemeindefusion) taking effect on 01.01.2012.
>
>> Are such changes periodically imported from the Swisstopo dataset? If
>> yes, how should we handle such cases in the meantime?
>
> The  data from Swisstopo does not have any "change sets", so importing
> them  automatically  would  mean  to  delete  *all* old boundaries and
> reimporting the whole new dataset.
>
> But  there is a 'Historisiertes Gemeindeverzeichnis' where all changes
> are documented:
> http://www.portal-stat.admin.ch/gde-tool/core/xshared/gewo.php
>
>> Is there a guide/tread somewhere (wiki?) how to proceed in this case?
>
> The  changes for January (and September 2011) were done manually by me
> - in an undocumented but more or less coherent way. :)
>
>> The following steps come to mind:
>
>> - change the places tag (place = village -> place=locality)
>> - remove boundary admin level 9
>> - adjust all addr:city tags?
>> - adjust all addr:postcode tags?
>> - adjust the entry in opengeodb?
>
> Don't mix 'Gemeinde' with 'Ortschaft' bzw. 'Dorf'!
>
> For  all the changes I observed, the old names don't disapear, neither
> do the post codes. I created new boundary-relations with admin_level=9
> for the former municipalities (admin_level=8).
>
> OpenGeoDB  is  not  maintained  any  longer and consensus is (?), that
> these tags can be deleted.
>
>
> Regards,
> Thomas
>
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