[Tagging] Advice & clarification of the railway tracks=* tag required.

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 11:42:51 BST 2012

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 12:31 PM, David ``Smith'' <vidthekid at gmail.com> wrote:

> tracks=*: number of tracks represented by the way having the tag, as per
> wiki
> total_tracks=*: number of tracks in the right-of-way of the rail line,
> regardless of how many parallel ways exist.  This sounds more like a tag
> appropriate for a rail route relation, except this value can be different
> for different segments of the line, so its use on ways is appropriate.

I'm even not sure we need a tag counting the amount of tracks if we
create a relation (it needs some computation).
But I'm afraid that RM is "tagging for the renderer" ITO map reailway
tracks... That's why I'm inviting Peter to the discussion.


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