[Tagging] Half-side turning circle?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 01:38:41 BST 2010


On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 7:51 PM, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:
>>> I would run a way to the center of the radius, add the turning circle,
>>> and
>>> give it the same tags as the street.   Although that segment is very
>>> short,
>>> it reflects the street layout.
>>
>> That doesn't reflect the street layout unless there really is a
>> separate physical segment of street. I'd just place a turning_circle
>> node; even turning circles at the ends of streets are sometimes to one
>> side.
>
>  I always place the turning_circle at the center of the turning radius,
> which for this case is not the center of the street.   Therefore the
> separate segment to extend the center of the turning circle.   Either markup
> will work for 99% of today's known map data consumers.

Except that your method gives you an extra intersection that doesn't exist.



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