[Tagging] exit_to on motorway_junction

Johan C osmned at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 18:08:21 GMT 2012

On http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dmotorway_junction you
can find the following description on the exit_to tag.
=* should be used to detail the destinations where the junction exits
to—for example, if signage states a road leads to Anytown on the A1000…
exit_to <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:exit_to>=Anytown
if multiple destinations are shown on signage, tag them with semicolons:
for example, exit_to <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:exit_to>=Anytown
A1000; Elsewhere A1001;
note that Anyvillage doesn't have a ref number'

Unfortunately, exit_to is not documented. The destination in my opinion has
same purpose as exit_to, but is a better choice because you can use it on
both outgoing parts of the Y-branch and because you can use in in
conjunction with destination:lanes. Some questions on this:

1. Have you ever used exit_to?
2. Have you ever used destination?
3. are you willing to document exit_to?
4. is it clear for you when to use exit_to and when to use destination?
5. do you have any problems (and if so: which ones) when the exit_to
description is removed from the wiki?

I'm looking forward to your answers

Cheers, Johan.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/attachments/20121118/b4d62472/attachment.html>

More information about the Tagging mailing list