[Tagging] key: starting=yes ??

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri May 11 09:33:12 UTC 2018

2018-05-11 11:22 GMT+02:00 Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com>:

> Well, in a roundtrip there are often multiple designated starting points
> with a parking lot, information panels, bus stop or railway statin nearby,
> toilets. These designated starting points are commonly shown on paper maps
> and tourist maps, and present themselves as starting points.
> I do not see how this is recorded by adding ways.

I agree it is worth tagging (if objectively observable / signposted), and
agree with Mateusz it has to be part of the route relation, not a node. My
suggestion would be to add a node (or more if needed) to the route relation
with the role "start" or "starting_point".
There are already 3476 role "start" in route relations by the way:

And I have found some docu in the wiki:

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