[Tagging] Tram tracks running in a road
61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 21:59:41 UTC 2015
On 9/02/2015 10:50 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2015-02-07 1:12 GMT+01:00 Jo <winfixit at gmail.com
> <mailto:winfixit at gmail.com>>:
> Keep in mind it's only a model to represent reality. A model which
> uses lines for what in reality are areas, so whatever we do, it
> will never be a perfect fit.
> +1, why not draw area:highway=* for the road areas to model that the
> trams run on the road and not separately?
Few thing would be true lines i.e. zero width. Things like boundaries
would be true lines (country/state/administrative). Most cliff lines
will have some 'widt' as they won't be perfectly vertical. Roads and
train line have a definite width, and that width can be represented by
the lanes= or track gauge entries. It is not unusual to have a sinle
drawing line represent something eles in reality e.g. single line
electrical drawing have a single line represent a number of wires, this
easies the drawing and makes the resulting 'map' easier to read. I see
little advantage to making highways areas for the work input involved
Upto the mapper on the spot. But remen]ber that the data input may not
get to the output - the render may not use it.
> Tagging mailing list
> Tagging at openstreetmap.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Tagging