[OSM-dev] How to tag addresses

Robert (Jamie) Munro rjmunro at arjam.net
Thu Jun 14 12:17:50 BST 2007


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Shaun McDonald wrote:
> 
> On 14 Jun 2007, at 11:40, Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
> 
>> I've previously suggested that you use north/south if the road is within
>> 45 degrees of horizontal, and east/west if it's within 45 degrees of
>> vertical. If it's bang on 45 degrees, or even just close, you can use
>> either. This way it won't go wrong if someone moves a node slightly.
> 
> You would need to allow for circular roads like the M25 around London.
> Thus the addition of clockwise and anti-clockwise.

There may be circular ways, but I don't think there are any circular
segments. :-)

Robert (Jamie) Munro
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