[OSM-dev] [PATCH] make JOSM validator plugin ignore unnamed motorway_link

Shaun McDonald shaunmcdonald131 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 12:45:35 BST 2007

On 4 Jun 2007, at 12:09, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:

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> Christof Dallermassl wrote:
>> +1 and that is exactly how I tag exit nodes at the moment:
>> highway=exit
>> name=Graz West
>> ref=123
>> highway=junction would be ok as well
> I do it similarly, using highway=motorway_junction on the node  
> where the
> junctino is (this is from the map features page, so I guessed it is
> pretty standard).
> highway=motorway_junction
> junction_ref=<>
> junction_name=<>
> I took the junction_ref/name from the proposed features page,  
> although I
> am not too fond of the wording choice. Do you think using ref/name  
> would
> lead to difficulties with overloading the e.g. name tag if there is
> also, let's say a fuel station (or other things) on the same node that
> can use name?

I would be putting the main access route as a highway=access for the  
fuel station, with one of the nodes in there being marked as  
amenity=fuel. The node or way of a junction should not be overloaded,  
as it should be just highway information about the junction.


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