[Tagging] More human readable values for traffic signs

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 09:28:58 UTC 2015


If we can reach consensus on the use of traffic_sign_code, it would not be
hard to perform a mechanical edit to move them over (and populate the
traffic_sign) with human readable values.

Such a script would not touch 'ambiguous' data, of course and leave that to
humans.

The tricky part is making a good proposal. Not overly hard for many of the
traffic signs, Quite a challenge for all the sub signs in the various
languages...

Polyglot



2015-10-28 9:48 GMT+01:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

>
> 2015-10-28 7:12 GMT+01:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:
>
>> Also, one may use for example traffic_sign_code to tag exact reference
>> allowing for country specific data processing (for example
>> [traffic_sign=oneway, traffic_sign_code=PL:D-3]).
>>
>
>
> one might use this tag traffic_sign_code=*, but it's not what people are
> doing so far. There are just 2 instances of this key, but there are 343.000
> traffic_sign tags, most of them being "city_limit", 2nd place "maxspeed"
> and most of the rest are country dependent codes:
> http://taginfo.osm.org/keys/traffic_sign#values
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
> _______________________________________________
> Tagging mailing list
> Tagging at openstreetmap.org
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/attachments/20151028/64daa5ca/attachment.html>


More information about the Tagging mailing list