[Tagging] ref tags and "reference routes"
osm at raggedred.net
Wed Feb 3 15:29:46 GMT 2010
Richard Welty wrote:
> administratively, a reference route is no different from a
> conventional signed route number. from a practical point of view, you
> almost never see a reference route on a sign. what we come back to is
> "tagging for the renderer", if we put the reference route designations
> in a ref tag, they'll show up in the renderers as if they were on
> signs, and there will be no way for logic in the renderer to ever tell
> when they should or shouldn't be rendered.
Does the type of road make a difference? Route shields might only be
shown on, say motorway, trunk and primary roads.
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