[Tagging] Relation for saying "x is attached to y"?

Phil! Gold phil_g at pobox.com
Mon Aug 30 16:46:40 BST 2010


* M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> [2010-08-30 17:40 +0200]:
> 2010/8/30 M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
> >> - "these objects express the same thing as that object but in more
> >> detail" (eg, one line representing a pair or more of train lines)
> 
> in this actual example you don't need relations but can do as with
> streets (lanes-tag). I'm not sure on the best syntax though: should it
> be tracks=4 or lanes=4? The latter is less correct regarding the
> language but doesn't require additional tags.

There is a proposal for a tracks= tag:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Multiple_Tracks

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