[Tagging] Tagging national/international routes.

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Tue May 8 04:38:03 UTC 2018


Could be other relations named "Partridge Track Loop 1" etc.
If a user search for Partridge Track, they'll be able to find them. What do they share with the main route? The name, the operator? The signs? There's maybe no need to group them in another relation.
Yves 

Le 8 mai 2018 02:53:43 GMT+02:00, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com> a écrit :
>On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 7:22 PM, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com>
>wrote:
>
>> I map everything as long as it’s waymarked. If a variant is waymarked
>and
>> named, it belongs to the route. It is the hierarchy I am not sure how
>to
>> tag exactly. I see type=route in th Netherlands and type=superroute
>in
>> Germany for the same type of hierarchy, and both seem to display fine
>on
>> waymarkedtrails. What is a type=superroute needed for then?
>>
>
> It appears to be for cases like
>https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/919642 - where I suspect that I
>got
>the tagging Not Entirely Right.
>
>I broke the route into segments at county boundaries because the whole
>thing had far too many ways to be manageable. In particular, it was
>crashing JOSM at the time, and I switched to Meerkartor briefly to
>break it
>up. JOSM has since been fixed. It appears that the Wiki
>https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:superroute suggests
>'superroute' for this type of object. I've not tagged the above
>relation
>thus, because JOSM complains that 'superroute' is an unknown relation
>type,
>and Waymarked Trails is happy with a 'type=route' superrelation
>containing
>subrelations for the sections.
>
>'type=superroute' is not obviously applicable to alternatives,
>bypasses,
>spurs, and whatnot - it appears that the route analyzer and Waymarked
>Trails still want the route to be continuous. The couple that I've
>encountered, I've tagged as separate routes. I have no idea what to do
>with
>https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/4836600 where the whole thing is
>waymarked as 'Partridge Path' with occasional signage identifying 'Loop
>1',
>'Loop 2', and 'Loop 3'. I, too, am interested in hearing suggestions
>about
>how to deal with this sort of beast.

Yves
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