[Tagging] Route names that aren’t names

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Sat Mar 28 20:28:30 UTC 2020

On 28/03/2020 18:18, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Hello folks,
> Route relation names aren’t in a great state, are they?
> Let’s say that I want to render cycle route names on a map (because, well, I do). I zoom in on a way along the East Coast of Britain and I find it’s a member of this route:
>  name=NCN National Route 1
> Hm, ok. That’s not the name of the route, it’s a duplication of the ref (and network)

<scratches head>
I'm not sure I'm seeing the problem. What /is/ the "actual" name for UK 
cycle routes?
NCN 4 is named as National Cycle Network Route 4 as that's what Sustran 
call it.
I'm not convinced names & refs *have* to be mutually exclusive.

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