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

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 23:13:20 UTC 2015

For me it stands for 1 or 2 persons standing there you can get directions
from. All you need to do is ask. It might be unknown when they're there :-)

Anyway, for all its flaws the tagging system mostly works, don't fix it if
it isn't (completely) broken.



2015-06-05 0:59 GMT+02:00 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>:

> On 4/06/2015 11:49 PM, Andreas Goss wrote:
>> OK, next option is
>>> directions=1 (way)
>>> directions=2
>>> directions=unknown.
>>> That way, the key has no  built-in value itself forcing the value to be
>>> read to have any, well, value !
>> And someone reading that tag will have no idea what it stands for. Maybe
>> those are different exits? Does it has something to do with lanes?
> To me it stands for a direction sign ... ;-)     Or 2 direction signs, or
> it is unknown if the re is a direction sign.
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