[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Tagging for complex junctions or traffic signals that are named

john at jfeldredge.com john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Sep 30 04:59:55 UTC 2014

So, if you have an intersection of two streets, with one traffic signal facing each direction, each of the four traffic signals will have its own distinct name?

On September 29, 2014 4:45:33 PM CDT, Lukas Sommer <sommerluk at gmail.com> wrote:
>The case of Japan is different. In Japan, the name belongs to the
>signal_, and _not_ to the junction. We need to distinguish this,
>they are usually differently rendered (traffic signal names usually
>with an
>icon and junction names usually without an icon).
>But what would we gain when we distinguish between th:junction_area and
>kr:junction_area - because here we have two values for the same
>While the tagging has a certain focus on some asian countries, I would
>prefer to keep this country-independent.
>Lukas Sommer
>2014-09-29 21:37 GMT+00:00 Никита <acroq3 at gmail.com>:
>> > Thailand has official signs naming the junctions/intersections.
>> names are also used when you give directions.
>> As Imagic suggested, it not best way to use different tags for close
>> meanings, single tag will be better option:
>> junction=th:junction_area
>> junction=jp:junction_area
>> junction=kr:junction_area
>>>> This will allow both simple processing and custom rendering for each
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