[Tagging] OSM is a right mess (was: Craigslist OpenStreetMap Rendering Issue)

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 10:18:49 UTC 2015


On Tue, Jun 02, 2015 at 07:28:11PM -0500, John Eldredge wrote:
> The reason for tag/value pairs such as oneway=no is that the absence of a
> oneway tag can mean either that it is unknown whether a given way is one-way
> or not, or that it is definitely known to be not be one-way. Using
> one-way=no states that it is definitely known not to be one-way.

not really ideal. Should we use 

 oneway=uknown

for the cases where soemone is not sure? Without a possibility to express 
that possibility armchair mappers can either stop mapping roads they dont
know or make a mess of the data.

Richard



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