[Tagging] Traffic sign's relevant direction: direction=* vs. relation [Was: traffic_signals:direction=* vs. direction=*]

Jean-Marc Liotier jm at liotier.org
Fri Mar 24 08:51:02 UTC 2017

On Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:03:47 +0100
Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 23 Mar 2017, at 17:23, Jean-Marc Liotier <jm at liotier.org> wrote:
> > 
> > - highway=stop+direction=forward node on the incoming way... Only
> >  covers the simple case but covers it simply  
> while this might work often with stop signs it'll hardly work with
> maxspeed signs, because the changing maxspeed requires to split the
> highway, so that there would be 2 highways ending in the same node
> and forward would not be clear of which way.

Maxspeed is a way attribute... Some may tag the sign anyway - I'll let
them have their fun but it doesn't make any sense to me.

stop, give_way and traffic_signals on the other hand, they are nodes.

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