[Tagging] More human readable values for traffic signs

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Wed Oct 28 02:11:35 UTC 2015


Only the rectangular blue sign means one way traffic... The round blue one tells you which way to drive at a junction which is subtly different. What is the round red one you have in mind?
--colin

On 28 October 2015 00:30:58 CET, Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:
>Also keep in mind there are 2 'oneway' signs. A blue one that can be
>round
>or rectangular and a round red one.
>
>2015-10-27 23:05 GMT+01:00 Michael Reichert <nakaner at gmx.net>:
>
>> Hi Mateusz,
>>
>> Am Mon, 26 Oct 2015 08:58:08 +0100 schrieb Mateusz Konieczny:
>> > I recently started tagging traffic signs and I am surprised by wide
>> > usage country-specific traffic sign codes.
>> >
>> > I think that at least common signs may be tagged by human-readable
>> > values. Some (see
>> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:traffic_sign#Human-
>> readable_values
>> > ) are already used
>> >
>> > I propose to add more like
>> > - traffic_sign=oneway
>> > - traffic_sign=no_stopping
>> > - traffic_sign=no_parking
>>
>> At least the oneway sign looks different from country to country. Or
>do
>> you expect that a French oneway sign looks like the German one? (The
>> German one contains the word "Einbahnstraße", the German translation
>of
>> oneway) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zeichen_220-20.svg
>>
>> And even traffic signs without text often look different because
>> different countries use different fonts.
>>
>> That's why I suggest to use the country prefixes followed by a number
>or
>> the name depending if the country numbers its traffic signs (like
>> Germany) or not (like Austria).
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> Michael
>>
>>
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