[Tagging] pipeline flow direction; was: Feature Proposal - RFC - Pipeline Extensions

SomeoneElse lists at atownsend.org.uk
Tue Nov 18 09:31:03 UTC 2014

On 18/11/2014 08:37, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> "while flow_direction=oneway doesn't imply any specific direction"
> It is well established that oneway=yes means "in direction of the way" 
> and oneway=-1 "in opposite direction than the way".

To be clear, "oneway=yes" means _traffic_ direction in the direction of 
the way, not _flow_ direction.  In the case of waterways, these can be 

For waterways the _flow_ direction is assumed to be in the direction of 
the way (and yes, this causes issues with some canals and drains).

However as written the wiki page currently says 
"flow_direction=forward/backward/both" - it makes sense to me to avoid 
the word "oneway" to avoid confusion.



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