[Tagging] exit_to on motorway_junction

Mike N niceman at att.net
Tue Nov 20 21:13:42 GMT 2012


On 11/20/2012 3:43 PM, Johan C wrote:
>
> 1. does the tag exit_to=* on a motorway_junction in your opinion have
> the same meaning as the tag name=* on that motorway_junction?

No -They are different.

> 2. if your answer to the first question is no, than what is the difference?

  Some motorways in the US have formal names assigned to exits, some are 
informal - the exit is always referred to by a name on the traffic 
report for example.   This is distinct from the destinations on the sign.

   The Pennsylvania Turnpike has formal exit names - for example

http://www.paturnpike.com/ConstructionProjects/mp199to202/images/exit_sign.jpg





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