[OSM-talk] highway=minor (Was:More on osmarender)
dean at earlsoft.co.uk
Sun Sep 3 23:22:08 BST 2006
>>> Also, I noticed that highway=minor isn't being rendered by the
>>> current osm-map-features.xml. Do people think that just adding
>>> "|minor" to all the unclassified tag entries is the right thing to
>>> do, or should we come up with some rendering between unclassified and
>>> secondary for these roads?
>> I was using minor but have since changed them all to unclassified but
>> I do think there should be a highway=tertiary as well (IIRC, C roads
>> do exist but are hard to identify)
>> This would allow for majorish roads that are technically "unclassified".
> I notice that highway=minor seems to have vanished from map features.
It was originally (mistakingly) added by me after seeing one of the
pages (pre the highway change) mention it.
> This isn't ideal, since:
> a) there's a bunch of data out there that uses it that hasn't been changed
> b) there is a big differnce between many c roads, and many tiny country
> lanes, and it'd be good to be able to spot that without looking at the
> width (if given)
Even the OS has two grades of "unclassified". I think it is whether it
has central lines or not. These are also rendered at two different sizes
on their map.
Dean Earley, Dee (dean at earlsoft.co.uk)
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