[Tagging] Carriageway divider

Markus Lindholm markus.lindholm at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 14:09:30 BST 2012

On 19 August 2012 14:49, Fabrizio Carrai <fabrizio.carrai at gmail.com> wrote:
> This could be a solution but it is against the reality: this kind of road
> are indeed a single entity. The "legal" division, i.e. the "solid_line" is
> just an attribute.

There's a multitude of cases where a single entity is represented by
multiple objects in the database, e.g. when the road changes speed
limit it has to be split into two highway objects. The same with bus
routes, to accommodate then the road was to be split into many parts.

> Indeed, the current mapping rules [1] indicate that separate ways have to be
> traced when there is a physical division.

That guideline says that a physical separation requires two highway
objects, it doesn't say that one shouldn't do the same with legal


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