[Tagging] How to tag un-named roundabout?

Mike N. niceman at att.net
Fri Nov 20 13:20:03 GMT 2009

> You seem a bit unclear. Do you mean name as in name=The Cyril Smith
> Roundabout or highway=trunk etc?

   I was referring to whether the name= tag is required.     Thanks for the 
answers, the consensus is that it is not required for roundabouts with no 

> If the former, not all have a name, which is fine in OSM, but if the
> latter, then every way needs a highway tag.
> I would tag it as the most major road that you have. Do they have Ref's?

   I have the roundabouts tagged with residential / unclassified to match 
the feeder roads.    They don't have any refs.



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