[Tagging] noexit=yes on ways ?

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Sun Apr 6 01:13:47 UTC 2014


Well, at least on my part, the confusion was because I was thinking in terms of the no exit sign, which is always posted at the entrance to a cul-de-sac, not at the end of it.


On April 5, 2014 8:00:27 PM CDT, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the Wiki is abundantly clear on the usage of this tag.
> 
> I says, among other things, that it is to be used on a node, not on a
> way,
> and that
> 
> "This tag is mainly useful where a road or path ends close to another
> way
> but where it isn't possible to get through due to a barrier or other
> obstruction which may otherwise look like a mistake for a connection
> to the
> nearby road"
> 
> the photo illustrates such a "dead-end" perfectly.
> 
> I cannot understand why people are having such a difficult time with
> this.
> It is to be used to tag the end node of a way from which there is no
> way
> forward — i.e., if you're traveling along this way, when you come to
> this
> point you will have to turn around and go out the way you came in.
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
> On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 6:56 AM, André Pirard
> <A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com>wrote:
> 
> >  On 2014-04-06 00:07, John F. Eldredge wrote :
> >
> > If you don't use noexit=yes on ways, what do you use it on?
> >
> >  How do you understand "Use the
> *noexit*<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Noexit>
> > =yes tag on the node at the end of a
> highway<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:highway>
> > =* ..."?
> > If you read the wiki page very very carefully, you will conclude
> that it
> > must be used almost on nothing.
> > I mean that it must be very very seldom used and that 99%+ of those
> 200
> > 000+ tags are errors.
> >
> >    I don't see that it would be meaningful on nodes, areas, or
> relations.
> >
> >  What do you think it means?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> >   André.
> >
> >  On April 4, 2014 9:14:24 AM CDT, "Nelson A. de Oliveira"
> <naoliv at gmail.com> <naoliv at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 10:54 AM, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>
> <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >  On 03.04.2014 21:22, Nelson A. de Oliveira wrote:
> >
> >  On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 4:17 PM, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>
> <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>
> >
> >  wrote:
> >
> >   Is noexit=yes useful on ways ?
> >
> >  The way has one side that has/is an exit :-)
> > Tagging the whole way as "noexit=yes" seems strange.
> >
> >  If it is accepted, I gonna hange the wiki accordingly and gonna ask
> >
> >  a
> >
> >  for validator checks in JOSM, as we have more than 100,000 ways
> with
> > this tag.
> >
> >  Basically I agree with the current text
> ofhttp://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:noexit (except that I don't
> > agree to use it on ways).
> >
> > I also can't see why, but people also use
> noexit=nohttp://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/noexit#values
> >
> >
> >
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