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Population disribution : Geometry or no geometry?


On page 2 of the DS version v3.0, it is stated "No spatial feature" but in the UML model page19 as well as in the feature catalogue, a GM_surface is expected under attribute "areaofdissemination". Is that not a contradiction? Or would it only be the external boundary of the area of dissemination?

Thank you

Pierre Jamagne



  • Mirosław MIGACZ

    By Mirosław MIGACZ

    Dear Pierre,

    This is exactly as you pointed out only an external boundary of the area of dissemination. So if a GML file covers population data for the whole country, this attribute's value would be the external boundary of the country.



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