[Tagging] works_as_highway=primary

Pavel Zbytovský zbytovsky at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 14:48:48 UTC 2015

Thanks for updates, yes, we have similar rules as Ireland.

Since nobody objected much, i would probably go with
works_as_highway=primary - i think it reflects the state of reality, so its
useful to be added in OSM dataset.


út 28. 7. 2015 v 16:33 odesílatel Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> napsal:

> On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 4:14 PM, moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> That ideal doesn't match the practical reality. highway=primary has a
>> very different definition between Ethiopia and Germany, by necessity.
> While they can be very different, a router should still be able to prefer
> a primary road to navigate you from city A to B and avoid secondary or
> tertiary roads. Of course in Germany it might be a smooth asphalted road
> and in another country a sand road, but that doesn't matter.
> Are the current router properly routing over the Irish roads ? Can they
> properly deal with the classification changes ? Or are those changes
> ignored because the speed limits are properly tagged.
> regards
> m
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