[Tagging] noexit=yes on ways ? (a typical OSM story)

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 20:21:52 UTC 2014

On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 9:45 PM, John Packer <john.packer7 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think you missed André's point.
> If a way has two dead-ends: one of which is an actual dead-end, and another
> which is a connectivity error... then the connectivity error is missed
> because noexit=yes was used.
> Fortunately this doesn't actually happen because noexit=yes on ways are
> ignored on validators like JOSM.

In this rare (exceptional ?) case, the noexit tag has to be better set
one the real impasse node. But seriously, once you add this tag, I
don't think you will have a connectivity error in the other side...
It's just a long and onerous discussion to find dubious arguments
against this tag on ways.


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