[Routing] [motorway_link] description of direction
steffen at gaming-inc.de
Fri Jun 13 19:45:22 BST 2008
Oh, I'm sorry. How could i forget to describe my idea.. *damnit*
Okay.... In this case "direction" means the explicit destination of a
motorway described with famous exits or the next great motorway junction
For example (in Germany): I'm starting at north Braunschweig and
entering a highway leading south. At the beginning of the motorway_link
leading to the motorway there is a sign with "Kassel, Salzgitter, Bad
Harzburg". Kassel is the next huge/famous junction, Salzgitter and Bad
Harzburg are the next city in south of Braunschweig.
So I think, that these informations are important for routing software
and it's user, because it is easier to find the right motorway link. At
the beginning I thought it would be nice to use the name tag, but I
think it's better to use a new tag (maybe something like
How about you?
Marcus Wolschon schrieb:
> Steffen Wickham schrieb:
> | Hi all!
> | Currently I'm working on a new version of PHProute, which is completely
> | based on AJAX and PHP/Postgres backend. Until first "release" I'm
> | looking for some relevant features for use.
> | So I'm wondering about, that there is no tag which describes the
> | direction of a motorway right now. Doesn't know if there is any proposal
> | about it, but I can't find some. Can somebody tell me, if there is a
> | agreement or I have to open a new proposal.
> What do you mean with "direction"?
> A motorwas is implicitely a oneway=true
> and thus can be used in the order of the way_nodes.
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