[OSM-dev] [PATCH] make JOSM validator plugin ignore unnamed motorway_link
shaunmcdonald131 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 01:42:28 BST 2007
On 1 Jun 2007, at 23:51, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
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> Shaun McDonald wrote:
>> On 1 Jun 2007, at 23:10, Dave Hansen wrote:
>>> The validator plugin likes to warn that highway=motorway_link
>>> ways are
>>> unnamed. I was under the impression that they aren't intended to be
>>> named. This patch makes these warnings go away.
>> Shouldn't they be name with the motorway junction number/name?
>> Same goes for trunk_link and primary_link.
> Why? I've been tagging the node of the motorway which is the actual
> point where the motorway_link leaves the motorway as junction_ref/
> Are people tagging the motorway_link with that information?
How is this information currently drawn on the maps? Is is it drawn
at all when done as a node. It will be drawn on a way when zoomed in
Personally I would think that the way should be tagged with this
information rather than just the node. That way you have information
on what the way actually is. Maybe I'm causing a change in the
current practice of tagging. OK some junctions don't have names or
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