[talk-au] Oneway tag

James Andrewartha trs80 at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Fri Sep 28 09:31:12 BST 2007


On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Brent Easton wrote:

> I always add oneway=yes to all roads that need it, including motorway
> and motowaylink (except roundabouts.)
>
> In Australia, trunk roads are definitely not one-way by default - Do the
> little arrows get rendered on them if you leave the oneway tag off?

They don't, which is what prompted me to add the oneway tag to Perth's
freeways. The highway tag page doesn't mention oneway being assumed for
motorways, trunks or *_link.

> On 28/09/2007 at 10:27 AM Cameron Patrick  wrote:
>
> >Stephen Hope wrote:
> >
> >> I was checking on the usage of the oneway tag.  The osm wiki says that
> >> oneway tags are not required on motorways and trunk roads, as they are
> >> oneway by default.
> >
> >Hm. I have been assuming that motorways and *_link are oneway by default
> >and trunk is not (which is what my reading of the wiki page was) ...
> >that said, James has recently gone and added oneway=yes to all the
> >freeways in Perth.  *shrug*
> >
> >What have other people been doing?

James Andrewartha





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