[Tagging] tagging large intersections cross-road sections

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Fri Jun 26 12:00:59 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:14:40PM +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> sent from a phone
> > Am 25.06.2015 um 14:33 schrieb Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de>:
> > 
> > 
> > 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
> > attribution.
> you seem to point on links while accepting that primary, secondary and
> tertiary are genuine "highway classes", but they are typically also
> the same from a legal perspective. 
> By now we have all become used to it, so it doesn't really matter. A
> cycle street is an attribute, a living street or a pedestrian road is
> a proper class? motorroad is an attribute, path, footway, cycleway and
> bridleway are different classes (with overlaps)...

I'd need a residential_link and unclassified_link - Can i have them?

I dont this makes sense to continue to introduce more highway attribute

*_link should be deprecated and replaced with better attribution
"link=ramp" "link=shortcut" or whatever.

Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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