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if I have two areas, e.g. village <-> industrial area, or forest <-> farmland: Should they share the same border-points or should there be a gap between them? The same question is for street and area.

The advantage would be that corrections can be done for both line simultaneously. The disadvantage is that they can not be corrected or marked individually anymore.

Thank you for help!

asked 19 Feb '13, 16:57

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For your second question about two different landuse areas with a street between them, please see: is-it-okay-if-landuse-borders-share-nodes-with-streets-rivers.

The arguments given therein (and in the similar/duplicate) linked questions should make the answer to your first question (two landuse areas without a street between) nearly clear. The page Land_use_and_areas_of_natural_land#Open_questions in our docu wiki lists that as open question ("Should adjacent landuse areas share nodes?"). I do not know how up to date this is.

Now you know the pro and cons - decide yourself. There is no one who decides for all. Have a look around how others do it.

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answered 19 Feb '13, 17:53

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edited 19 Feb '13, 17:55

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