[Tagging] Using relations to group highways

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Wed Jan 6 18:16:15 GMT 2010


"Mike N." <niceman at att.net> writes:

>> As for the shields this is deviating from the topic at hand but for it
>> the shield can be derived from the lookup table on the wiki and then
>> extra preprossesing in osm2pgsql to assign a shield based on admin
>> polygons + info from the lookup table
>
>   What is the advantage in separating the shields from their associated 
> features in the DB?

The mapper does not need to worry about them if the renderers just do
the right thing.  The shields are not really a property of the
highway.

Matthias




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