[Tagging] How to tag a "overhead electronic display" ?

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 20:56:40 UTC 2015


Hi everyone,

Just my 2 cents :
Traffic_sign=electronic_display
Location=overhead
Operator=*

The variable function may be included inside the electronic_display value
of traffic_sign

As an overhead feature, it should be member of the highway feature it is
placed upon of.

Cheers
Le 31 oct. 2015 4:06 PM, "Gerd Petermann" <GPetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com>
a écrit :

> I think we have divide this into two points:
>
> 1) how do we map the position "overhead"? I found location=overhead is
> used ~ 2500 times.
>
> 2) I guess we all associate the "electronic display" with something
> similar to a computer monitor,
>
> which is programmable, but if I got that right, there are also less
> "flexible" traffic_signs which can
>
> only show a limited number of different sysmbols by flipping small
> coloured elements, still that are
>
> probably controlled by electronic components.
>
> I guess we don't care much about this difference.
>
> The interesting part is that the information on the sign can change,
>
> so I think
>
> traffic_sign=changing
>
> or
>
> traffic_sign=variable
>
> are both okay, don't know which one is less confusing.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *Von:* John Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com>
> *Gesendet:* Samstag, 31. Oktober 2015 15:49
> *An:* Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
> *Betreff:* Re: [Tagging] How to tag a "overhead electronic display" ?
>
>
> We have generally avoided the use of acronyms in tagging. Most people,
> including me, wouldn't recognize the meaning of sign=pcms upon seeing it.
>
> --
> John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
> "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot
> drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
>
> On October 29, 2015 3:49:25 AM Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
>
>> I think we'd have to invent a tag.  I only know them to be called a
>> "programmable changeable message sign", so I'd probably tag it
>> traffic_sign=pcms
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 3:32 AM, Gerd Petermann <
>> GPetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Please see
>>>
>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/31846954
>>> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/31846954>
>>> OpenStreetMap
>>> Weitere Informationen...
>>> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/31846954>
>>>
>>>
>>> Any ideas (which do not invent a new highway tag)?
>>>
>>>
>>> Gerd
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