[Tagging] Lanes tag, way forward

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Mon Sep 26 02:22:57 BST 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> How does this sound for a compromise?
> Many ways are not tagged with the total number of lanes at all points, but
> only with the number of through lanes. Therefore, end users should treat the
> lanes tag as a minimum rather than an exact number. Subtags (lanes:straight,
> lanes:right, etc.) or [[Relations/Proposed/turn lanes|turn lane relations]]
> can be used to provide more detail as well as an assurance that all lanes
> are mapped.

That doesn't sound like a compromise at all.  It sounds like exactly
what you've been arguing for all along.

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