[Tagging] Classifying roads from Trunk to Tertiary and Unclassified

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 05:38:30 UTC 2019


That would be for the Australian mapping community to decide, to document and to implement.

Mvg Peter Elderson

> Op 11 aug. 2019 om 23:08 heeft Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:
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>> On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 at 05:04, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 11, 2019 at 1:35 PM Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> I'm sure the hierarchy trunk/primary/secondary/tertiary/<something_else>/residential with a side of service types is general enough that all countries can map their own system to it. I feel no need to force any country's own system upon any other country, or to make it the same all over the world. 
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>> I largely agree.  I wouldn't mind country-specific values similar to the advantage that the UK has on this as previously stated, then let the wiki work out what counts as largely equivalent in character for the renderers to work with.  I feel like that would help a lot on the front and back end of it.
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> So how do you go about setting country-specific values?
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> In Australia, it's not uncommon for a Primary (& in some cases, Trunk!) road to be a single lane dirt road!, & it would be nice to be able to show them with the importance that they are to local residents of that area.  
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> Is it simply a matter of specifying road types under the "Australia" page & hoping that people read them?
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> Thanks
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> Graeme
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