[Tagging] road names and refs

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 22:07:12 UTC 2020


> should 'ref' be 'CR 12', and then "name='County Road 12'"

Sure, if local addresses say “123 County Road 12” and local people say “I
live on County Road 12”.

If the name is “Old County Road 12”, that would clearly be a name, not a
ref.

In my hometown, the main road was California highway 96, so “ref=CA 96” but
we called it “Highway 96” so “name=Highway 96”.

-Joseph Eisenberg
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