[Tagging] Different definition of role forward/backward

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 04:24:17 UTC 2015


Same definition. Total agreement.


On 20/03/2015 12:58 PM, fly wrote:
> No one out there interested in this ?
> Any comments, please.
>
> cu
>
> Am 14.03.2015 um 18:47 schrieb fly:
>
>> For years the definitions about role forward/backward are completely
>> different on the wiki page about route=road [1] versus the page about
>> route relations (type=route) [2].
>>
>> While all other route=* seem to follow the updated role definition that
>> the role depends on whether the route follows the directions of the way
>> (forward) or not (backward), the route=road still uses forward/backward
>> for the route direction only not regarding the direction of the way.
>>
>> Does the wiki reflect the usage ?
>>
>> These two different definitions makes the whole concept even more
>> complicated for users and software.
>>
>> Can we change/adjust route=road to follow the same definition as all
>> other routes ?
>>
>> Cheers fly
>>
>>
>> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:route=road
>> [2] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:route#Members
>>
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