[Tagging] from-to for route=bus that have no bus stop name

marc marc marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 9 20:09:01 UTC 2018

use the name the operator use to talk about this stop.
sometime the name of a bus stop is "downtown" or the hamlet name or 
"terminal, city"

Le 09. 01. 18 à 20:40, Fernando Trebien a écrit :
> Well, I should probably start a separate topic on this, but where I
> live most bus terminals have no name and the public administration
> reports general descriptive directions (such as "downtown" and
> "suburb"). Does that mean that from and to should be blank on those
> relations? Or should the local community make up fictitious names for
> the nameless terminals?
> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 5:06 PM, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> app can use from+to to choice with relation to use in each direction.
>> of course de from match the first stop, and to the last stop.
>> I don't understand what's the problem.
>> NB: roundtrip=yes mean a circular route, it's not the case of ours.
>> Le 09. 01. 18 à 19:57, Fernando Trebien a écrit :
>>> I was about to fix a mistake I caused in the map due to these
>>> contradictions in the wiki, then I found a problematic case [1].
>>> According to PTv2, this route needs to be broken into two, one per
>>> direction, and a route_master relation must be created for them.
>>> Without the forward/backward roles, I believe applications will not be
>>> able to easily find out the direction of travel of either since the
>>> route contains a single way, unless they parse the from and to tags,
>>> which are not required to match station names.
>>> Would this be a deficiency of PTv2?
>>> [1] https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/5465620

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