[Tagging] direction=forward/backward on nodes ?
lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 12 18:27:39 UTC 2014
Please, tell me for what kind of keys is the paragraph about
forward/backward useful. There are no examples and it is only about nodes.
Am 12.04.2014 20:00, schrieb John Packer:
> Do note that when used on benches, /forward/ and /backward/ are not
> valid values (which is what we are talking about).
> /amenity=bench/ with a /direction=*/ key use angles and cardinal
> directions as values.
> 2014-04-12 14:46 GMT-03:00 fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com
> <mailto:lowflight66 at googlemail.com>>:
> Sorry, forgot the link.
> Yes, it does make sense and is useful for benches and traffic_signals.
> Am 12.04.2014 19:43, schrieb John F. Eldredge:
> > Since a node is a point, and has no dimensions, a direction tag is
> > On April 12, 2014 12:20:26 PM CDT, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com
> <mailto: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 , that direction=forward/backward are
> >> 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.
>  https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:direction
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