[Tagging] traffic lights

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue Sep 6 15:45:43 BST 2011

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:43 PM, Stephen Hope <slhope at gmail.com> wrote:
> Having said that, I do have some questions about marking in detail
> Should we use different tags for "this whole intersections has lights"
> and "there are lights in this exact spot". My first instinct is to say
> yes, so that data users can easily search for one or the other.  You
> could say that any lights not on a way are one, and lights on a way
> are the other, but what about overhead signals that hang over the
> centre of the way/intersection?
> Is there a problem with marking an intersection both ways?

Yes.  The problem is that an intersection is not a single point.



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