[Tagging] Should 'highway=incline[_steep]' be discouraged?

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon Dec 28 09:07:23 GMT 2009


Matthias Julius wrote:
> The problem with nodes is that you can't tell to which way the incline
> applies when there is more than one connecting to the node.

Unless there are exactly two, of which one ends and the other begins at 
the node. In Germany, less than 2% of highway=incline nodes are used in 
an ambiguous fashion (i.e. more than 2 ways, or 2 ways of which one is 
not beginning/ending at that node).


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