[Tagging] How to solve the problem with relation overload?

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 10:39:37 GMT 2012


2012/11/30 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>

> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Are we sure that those relations provide more information than they
> > prevent to be provided?
>
> In the example you are pointing, 6 of the 9 relations are for the Bus
> 311. I never map public transport relations but I've seen its modeling
> expanding very far in complexity in recent time (fault is also because
> some routes are complexe anyway). The amount of route relations will
> increase in the future, this is unavoidable. I personally don't care
> about such relations until they make our normal edits unmanageable.
> One solution could be to bring super-relations in general use. Or find
> another modeling for routes (e.g. with intersection nodes only).
>

I think we should go to route relations consisting of route sections, as
described here:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Route_Segments

which I tried to apply to this relation:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/2336780

Polyglot
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