[Tagging] [OSM-dev] Directionality of lanes

Martin Vonwald imagic.osm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 11:33:59 BST 2012


Thanks for that. That proposal might come in handy for tagging
information about left-hand/right-hand traffic, which is needed to
render individual lanes.

Martin

2012/3/27 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org> wrote:
>
> This thread shouldn't continue on the dev-mailing-list...
>
>> c) do not tag directionality of highways. it would add millions of tags to OSM
>>   with no use because it is obvious what the right value is for each country
>
> The wiki has a proposal to describe default values per country in a
> 'default' relation type:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Defaults
>
> But since directionality of lanes is never changing (although Samoa
> did it in 2009), I could imagine that navigation softwares can
> hardcode the value for each country.



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