[OSM-dev] [PATCH] make JOSM validator plugin ignore unnamed motorway_link
shaunmcdonald131 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 01:42:32 BST 2007
On 1 Jun 2007, at 23:56, Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 23:39 +0100, 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.
> Sorry for my horrible US naming bias, but would this be things like an
> exit number?
Here in the UK we give motorway and trunk road junctions names and or
numbers. It just depends on the road.
> That makes sense for a good chunk of these, but there are also a
> lot of
> motorway_links that don't have exits. There one that I can think of
> close to where I live where one motorway ends and dumps over to
> larger motorway. There is no "exit number" for this interchange at
> it's just a link from one to the other.
And how would that junction be identified on, let's say a traffic
>> Any renderer should be able to detect that there is another junction
>> close by and only render it once at the appropriate zoom levels.
>> I presume the validator plugin warning about unnamed things is a new
>> feature, as I haven't come across any of those errors yet.
> Yeah, I think it's relatively new.
Time for an update then. Thanks for letting me know.
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