[Tagging] Race track

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Sun Jan 31 16:01:24 GMT 2010

On 1/31/10 10:51 AM, Anthony wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 8:46 AM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Again, are we trying to make a map look photo realistic?
>     To me a map is a set of abstract ideas that express information about
>     reality that can't be seen from photo imagery. Mapping road widths can
>     be done by estimate based on a number of factors that are both vector
>     and meta information, I fail to see how presenting an area will
>     actually present any more information to a person. If they want such
>     information and if there is aerial imagery they can just switch tile
>     sets.
in the case of the race track example, using a way as a centerline and 
width= tags should encompass what's needed. i can represent escape roads,
optional chicanes, pit roads, access & paddock roads, etc., quite well 
with those


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