[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Sat May 19 15:23:40 BST 2012

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 7:14 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5/18/2012 9:15 AM, Anthony wrote:
>>>> 2012/5/18 Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>:
>>>>> If anyone doubts that existing tagging does not match the wiki, see the
>>>>> following examples, all tagged as junction=roundabout by editors other
>>>>> than
>>>>> me:
>>>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/5677217
>>>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/9080282
>>>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/25529510
>>> I don't see why the last one doesn't qualify as a roundabout.  We are
>>> allowing stop signs, right?
>> Look at the yield teeth on the Bing aerial. The north approach has
>> right-of-way over the circle.
> Ah.  I see what you're saying.

I also just realized that the first time I looked at this, when I
switched to the satellite and street view, I was actually looking at

Which looks like it *is* a roundabout (with stop signs instead of
yield indications), but isn't tagged as one.

After looking at the right one, I would say that
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/25529510 is *absolutely* not a
roundabout.  Among other problems, the approaches are essentially
tangent to the circle.

However, if people want to tag it that way, I couldn't be bothered to
care any more.

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