[Tagging] noexit=yes on ways ?

Ronnie Soak chaoschaos0909 at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 9 10:51:26 UTC 2014

2014-04-09 10:47 GMT+02:00 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:

> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 6:38 PM, André Pirard <A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com>wrote:
>>    1. noexit cannot be used on ways because that does not show what end
>>    "cannot pass"
> eeh, what "what end" ? Either the highway line is linked to another
> highway at both ends, then "noexit" is a tagging mistake. Or the highway
> line is not linked to another highway on both ends and then the "noexit"
> can be helpful (confirming tha'ts really an isolated highway and not some
> connection missing)
There can be a way that IS connected on both ends and still is a dead end.
A road can end in a wall or a fence, where on the other side the road
There may be other tags there (barrier=*), but still it would be hard to
quickly spot the dead end side with noexit=yes tagged only on the way
instead of the node.

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