[Tagging] Tram tracks running in a road

Markus Lindholm markus.lindholm at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 17:56:55 UTC 2015


On 9 February 2015 at 12:58, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-02-09 8:29 GMT+01:00 Markus Lindholm <markus.lindholm at gmail.com>:
>> The road isn't between the tracks.
> you could understand this by looking at the width of the road.

Doesn't seem to be an ideal solution to draw the objects in a way that
differs from ground truth and trying to use tags to convey that they
actually on top of each other.

> Having highway and railway tags on the same object might also
> lead to other problems: you won't always know which tag / attribute belongs
> to which entity, or in other words it will only work if all properties of
> the railway and the highway are the same, e.g. oneway, width, surface.

Not really a problem as you could always qualify the tag if there's a
risk of ambiguity.

/Markus



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