[Tagging] direction=forward/backward on nodes ?

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Sat Apr 12 17:43:56 UTC 2014


Since a node is a point, and has no dimensions, a direction tag is meaningless.


On April 12, 2014 12:20:26 PM CDT, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hey
> 
> As I had much fun with the last subject (noexit), I just can not hold
> myself back to jump into another bee nest.
> 
> I read on the wiki page [1], that direction=forward/backward are valid
> values also for nodes.
> 
> Could someone please explain me, how this can work.
> 
> I only find some major reasons not to do that:
> * You always have to look at the parent object to determine the
> direction
> * There is no editor supporting this tag when reverting a way
> direction
> * I am not allowed to split a way at this point which is another
> unneeded burn and once again you need special editor support which is
> not present.
> 
> 
> Cheers
> 
> fly
> 
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