[Tagging] Implied oneway tag for highway=*_link, wiki edits

Jonathan Bennett openstreetmap at jonno.cix.co.uk
Fri Nov 27 10:26:35 GMT 2009


Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> no, IMHO we shouldn't generally "imply" but tag explicitly, otherwise
> consistency is at risk.

If the tags implied by another tag were documented in a standard form,
in a central place (so any application, editor, render, etc. could read
it) would that change your mind?

The disadvantage of explicit tagging for everything is massive
duplication of information. It also means that newcomers may not quite
get the tagging right, because they assume that a road type which is
inherently one-way doesn't need explicit tagging.

-- 
Jonathan (Jonobennett)




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