[Tagging] [Talk-us] First bona fide mini-roundabout spotted

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed May 9 14:27:34 BST 2012


On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 4:41 AM, Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can understand (but not support) the latter, but I don't understand
>> why we shouldn't tag new minis correctly. Maybe because drawing a
>> circle and tagging it with highway=* and junction=roundabout is more
>> work than simply placing a node and adding highway=mini_roundabout?
>
> Yes, exactly.  Same reason we don't usually split a way for a traffic
> island that is 2 meters long.

It's also what the wiki tells us to do (in some places):  "Small
roundabouts are just represented as a node which is tagged
highway=mini_roundabout."
(http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:junction%3Droundabout)



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