[Tagging] Relation Junctions used for roundabouts

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu May 10 14:37:44 BST 2012


On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 3:56 AM, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 10/05/12 10:16, Martin Vonwald wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>> On the wiki page of junction=roundabout the Junctions proposal
>> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Junctions) is
>> mentioned and it is claimed, that we have to use a relation in case
>> the way of the roundabout is split up. Is this common practice?
>
> Speaking for myself, I did split roundabouts but never used a relation. As noone
> ever insisted nor reverted my edits I think it is alright to split them without
> a relation.
>
> Thought the proposal was designed for generell use on junctions but is not used
> quite often.

Roundabouts that are split but aren't part of a relation tagged
type=junction, junction=roundabout don't seem to render properly; JOSM
handles creating these fairly cleanly.



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