[HOT] note to Project Managers: Highway=road

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 23:01:22 UTC 2017

But how many tiles get validated and how many validators check for
highway=road every time?

I'm not sure I do.

Cheerio John

On 22 February 2017 at 17:51, yo paseopor <yopaseopor at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some projects of HOT should re-define their instructions. Also I think it
> would be interesting a specific HOT taggin' in some parts of a mapathon or
> similar (for example in phase one  , when you have 50 unexperienced mappers
> making roads with bad imagery, it would useful a specific tagging
> highway=road or something like that). Then validators can specifiy the
> category of that road knowing the country and their possibilities with
> normal OSM tagging.
> And a "special simplified version" of ID with only the two, three buttons
> you have to touch to take the keys and the values of this project would be
> useful too.
> Salut i mapatons (Health and Mapathons)
> yopaseopor
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:42 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Currently there are HOT projects that include in the instructions the
>> words
>> "If you are unsure of what tag to assign to a road, use the provisional
>> highway=road tag."
>> Yes but many routing systems ignore this these.  When we mapped with GPS
>> traces we used highway=road because you didn't know if it was a motorway or
>> a footway with steps and that's why many routing systems ignore them and
>> JOSM validation flags them.
>> I would suggest if in doubt use highway=unclassified for instructions.
>> Does anyone else have any thoughts on this?
>> Thanks
>> Cheerio John
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