[OSM-dev] Directionality of lanes

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 10:50:10 BST 2012


On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org> wrote:

This thread shouldn't continue on the dev-mailing-list...

> c) do not tag directionality of highways. it would add millions of tags to OSM
>   with no use because it is obvious what the right value is for each country

The wiki has a proposal to describe default values per country in a
'default' relation type:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Defaults

But since directionality of lanes is never changing (although Samoa
did it in 2009), I could imagine that navigation softwares can
hardcode the value for each country.

Pieren



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