[talk-au] Highway classifications
richard at weait.com
Mon Jun 14 01:51:13 BST 2010
On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 8:44 PM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wondering if any experts here could elaborate a bit on the definitions
> of highway=primary, secondary, tertiary at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Australian_Tagging_Guidelines .
> There were a few roads in my area (Glen Huntly) tagged as
> highway=primary, even though they're pretty minor roads. I've changed
> some to secondary, and some to tertiary, but I really don't have a
> good feel for which should be which.
> Do we have any objective way of deciding what is a "major through
> route within a local area" vs a "minor through route within a local
As sure as I am about tagging roads for the first time, I like to be
even more certain when modifying the work of another mapper. Consider
a discussion first if you disagree.
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