[OSM-talk] Here's what they do in Korea
Nathan Edgars II
neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 04:54:13 GMT 2011
On 11/6/2011 12:38 AM, John F. Eldredge wrote:
> John Harvey<john at JohnHarveyPhoto.com> wrote:
>> One of the problems I think we have is road widths. Mapnik currently
>> renders all highways of the same type the same width - it ignores
>> and width:
> This is also the case on every commercially-published map I have ever seen; the road width on the map reflects the importance of the road, not the physical number of lanes. At higher zooms, divided highways do tend to show separate lines for the two halves of the highway.
I believe there is a proposal for drawing the road surface as a polygon,
not for routing purposes but for rendering and other uses of knowing
exactly what area is paved.
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