[talk-ch] Dam does not render
m_kleidt at bluewin.ch
Sat Aug 31 16:42:33 CEST 2013
Am 31.08.2013 15:48, schrieb Mohamed Ellozy:
> I have attempted to change a dam from a simple way to an area to allow
> me to add a path crossing it . So I took the original way, added
> nodes to make it an area, put steps going down from the upper road, a
> path across the dam joining the steps to the lower road. The steps
> and the path render properly, and the name of the dam shows, but not
> the dam itself.
> What can I do to make the dam render properly?
> Many thanks
> Mohamed (RetiredInNH)
>  http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/46.46421/7.06530
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your tagging is correct. According to the wiki-page you even don't need
area=yes, because closed ways should automatically handled as areas.
The problem is the rendering style or mapnik itself. There is not ONE
correct rendering style, but every map could have his own style. Every
map can decide what to render and what to ignore. But in this case you
are talking about the style from openstreetmap.org. This syle renders
waterway=dam as a way, but not as an area. This could be an error.
Errors in this rendering syte can be reported at
https://trac.openstreetmap.org. in this case this problem is already
reported two years ago: https://trac.openstreetmap.org/ticket/3985
So you should not change the OSM data, but you can try to force the bug
report or provide your own patch :-). Or just wait and hope sombody else
will fix the problem in the future ...
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