[Tagging] Dispute on highway=mini_roundabout

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Thu May 10 15:55:22 BST 2012

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> As expected the user NE2 tries to rewrite the wiki so that it fits his
> personal view of the world:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:highway%3Dmini_roundabout&action=history
> He constantly ignores the fact, that a small roundabout is not a
> mini-roundabout as different rules apply to them and they are
> differently constructed. He also ignores the fact the e.g. routers are
> unable to generate correct routes for large vehicles.
> I therefore reverted his changes - now for the second time.

Well as I pointed out in the previous discussion, it isn't just his
view. Outside of areas where mini roundabouts actually exist (the UK)
his edit does reflect how users have actually used this tag.

Maybe this isn't ideal but it is what the data reflects.


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