[Tagging] Clarification unclassified vs residential

djakk djakk djakk.djakk at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 11:46:28 UTC 2019

Hello Mateusz,

You can not render correctly with a bad tagging, and that is the case here
: in France, a trunk road have 2 lanes and oneway=yes by default, not in

I understand your criticism about the values I’ve used, it is not
definitive :).

Except maybe the values for road_level : they should be like the values of

Julien “djakk”

Le dim. 3 mars 2019 à 20:21, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> a
écrit :

> "I would have expected the first road be rendered not like the 3 last
> roads,
> those last 3 roads should have been rendered the same as they look the
> same"
> Is it tagging or rendering discussion?
> Because as far as as rendering is concerned you can already do that, just
> use surface/lanes/oneway tags.
> In general highway=* tag is not about how road looks like, it is rather
> about its
> importance in road system (with sole exception of highway=motorway).
> It is hard to be sure without real proposal but I am not fan of tags like
> looks_like=FR_urban_motorway or road_class=UK_motorway
> And I am against tags like importance_local=5 or road_level=1.
> Numeric values in tracktype=* were a mistake, it is really hard to
> remember
> what is the difference between tracktype=grade3 and tracktype=grade4.
> Mar 3, 2019, 7:02 PM by djakk.djakk at gmail.com:
> Hello !
> I’ve updated
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Djakk/new_tagging_scheme_for_roads
> To answer the original question of this thread, I wish you can use
> importance_local=5 or 6 with abutters=rural or residential ;)
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