[Tagging] Node objects in tunnels or on bridges?

Swen Wacker swen.wacker at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 16:03:53 UTC 2015


Sometimes there are buildings on bridges. Is there a "correct" way to tag
the bridge / the building on the bridge?

http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/4279571
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulteney_Bridge



2015-06-10 12:36 GMT+02:00 Richard <ricoz.osm at gmail.com>:

> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 10:05:33AM +1000, Warin wrote:
> > On 9/06/2015 11:27 PM, Richard wrote:
>
> >
> > >
> > >yes, that is logical. It would require adding the information whether
> it is
> > >right or left from the center of the road and renderers and other tools
> > >learning how to cope with it.
> > >
> > >Does it work in practice?
> >
> > As the node for the object (bin, light etc) should not be on the road
> (as it is not) the information for the render is already there.
>
> That was just an idea of André Pirard .. but yes, as long as we don't
> actually draw the area of the road it is logical to assume that such
> objects are part of the road.
> Whether it would solve anything and work with our tools is a different
> question, I suspect the answer to both is "no".
>
> Richard
>
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