[Tagging] Classifying roads from Trunk to Tertiary and Unclassified

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 06:18:36 UTC 2019

On 12/08/19 15:38, Peter Elderson wrote:
> That would be for the Australian mapping community to decide, to 
> document and to implement.

There is already some guidance for Australian roads 

And not to forget the East African guide 
> Mvg Peter Elderson
> Op 11 aug. 2019 om 23:08 heeft Graeme Fitzpatrick 
> <graemefitz1 at gmail.com <mailto:graemefitz1 at gmail.com>> het volgende 
> geschreven:
>> On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 at 05:04, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org 
>> <mailto:baloo at ursamundi.org>> wrote:
>>     On Sun, Aug 11, 2019 at 1:35 PM Peter Elderson
>>     <pelderson at gmail.com <mailto:pelderson at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>         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.
>>     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.
>> So how do you go about setting country-specific values?
>> 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.
>> Is it simply a matter of specifying road types under the "Australia" 
>> page & hoping that people read them?
>> Thanks
>> Graeme
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