[Tagging] noexit

Georg Feddern osm at bavarianmallet.de
Tue Dec 3 14:41:35 UTC 2013


Am 03.12.2013 14:48, schrieb André Pirard:
>

I agree to:
This tag is
- not necessary for routing
- senseless on ways
- only useful on nodes (the last one, where no other way is connected)

The wiki should be changed, especially the use on ways should be removed.


But I do not agree to
>
> I doubt very much that this tags helps anybody or any quality-check 
> program to understand anything. A note should suffice, and I think the 
> best option would be to remove that confusing tag.

It is useful for quality-check programs to determine "This is not a 
missing connection to nearby ways". (false positives)
A note would have to be clear and machine-readable for this case.

It might be useful for renderers as on a map it might look as a 
connection (because of oversize of rendered ways).
But this could be determined by preprocessing also.

Georg
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