[Tagging] tagging large intersections cross-road sections

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Thu Jun 25 12:33:18 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 02:42:23PM +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> sent from a phone
> > Am 24.06.2015 um 11:08 schrieb Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de>:
> > 
> > motorway_link is not a different highway type - Its some attribute which
> > slipped into the highway type.
> I don't agree. It might work to treat these like motorways with a link
> attribute, but they seem at least to be much more different from a
> motorway than a secondary from a primary road. In the end: what is a
> highway type?

From a legal perspective they are not something different ;) Motorway
might be something special - But tertiary_link, primary_link,
secondary_link are not special.

In the dark ages of OSM somebody overloaded the highway type with

Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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