[Tagging] Comments wanted: Placement

Henning Scholland osm at aighes.de
Thu Dec 20 17:11:25 GMT 2012

Am 20.12.2012 17:42, schrieb Martin Vonwald:
> You have one tag: placement. Its value tells you where the OSM-way is:
> * no tag -> in the middle of the road
> * transition -> not parallel to any lane
> * middle_of -> in the middle of on lane
> * right_of/left_of -> right or left of one lane.
> Too complicated?
For me this isn't a good alternative for "drawing" the highway as an 
area. This is simple to understand and very flexible. It's not useful to 
have more or less two ways of tagging. Maybe you could explain, why it 
is useful ?


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