[Tagging] tagging large intersections cross-road sections

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Wed Jun 24 13:43:43 UTC 2015


Actually it only works properly with a fixed-width font. Proportional fonts 
have some characters wider than others.

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John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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On June 24, 2015 3:52:54 AM Tom Pfeifer <t.pfeifer at computer.org> wrote:

> ASCII art only works with proportional font:
>
>
>     S   N
>     S   N
> WWW*WWW*EEE
>     S   N
>     S   N
> WWW*EEE*EEE
>     S   N
>     S   N
>
> Marc Gemis wrote on 2015-06-24 09:15:
> > but this does not work for the cases where there is only 1 OSM way for S & N.
>  > Suppose S & N do not form a dual carriage way and the name of the road 
>  changes
>  > at the crossing, N in the north, S in the South, what do you do then ?
>
> I agree that this is the trickiest situation, so I pick either name from N 
> or S,
> preferably the more significant road. Thus the driver coming from E will get
> announced "turn left into N, then straight on S".
>
>     N
>     N
> WWW*EEE
>     N
>     N
> WWW*EEE
>     S
>     S
>
> Do we have better alternatives? Should we leave the snippet sections unnamed?
>
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