[Tagging] Positioning motorway exits

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Mar 8 15:22:14 UTC 2017

On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 3:38 AM, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 12:47 AM, Tom Pfeifer <t.pfeifer at computer.org>
> wrote:
> > On 08.03.2017 00:01, Johan C wrote:
> >>
> >> make sure the requirements for navigational devices like OSMAND should
> >> also be met
> >
> >
> > I don't think OsmAnd would have a problem with the node being at the
> > physical separation, in particular if the turn:lanes are tagged
> correctly.
> > OsmAnd will give advance advice to turn and display the lanes to use.
> While OsmAnd might show the turn lanes on time, it does announce the
> distance to the split as the distance to the exit-node. It does not
> inform you about the need to be in the right lane based on a (long)
> solid line of several hundred meters
> As Paul Johnson wrote, the change:lanes tag is useful in such cases,
> but OsmAnd does not know about it.

Yet!  Don't tag for any specific data consumer, tag what's on the ground in
situations like this.
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