[Tagging] road names and refs

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Jan 29 20:33:40 UTC 2020


On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 1:29 PM Rob Savoye <rob at senecass.com> wrote:

>  I was wondering about tagging roads properly. Previously it was
> mentioned to use 'ref' for county roads, ie... "ref='CR 12'", but as the
> road sign says "County Road 12", I was wondering about the proper way to
> tag this. Should 'CR' be expanded in the 'ref' to "County Road", or
> should 'ref' be 'CR 12', and then "name='County Road 12'" ? This also
> applies to state Forest Service roads as well that lack a name tag. I'm
> working on cleaning up some ancient crap from the TIGER import...
>

 Both of these would be noname=yes and ref=*
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