[talk-au] Princes Highway (Relation 538443)

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Wed Sep 7 12:00:02 BST 2011


On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 16:31:38 +1000
Ian Sergeant <inas66 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Princes Highway is an historical curiosity, and internal name
> management name assigned by the NSW roads authority, and the name of
> a bunch of roads between Sydney and Adelaide.
> 
> It isn't a route any longer.
> 
> I'm sure people say they are going to drive the Princes Highway from
> Sydney to Melbourne, but you can never pin it down to actual set of
> roads.  They just mean they are driving down the coast, as opposed to
> the Hume.  It is a useful turn of phrase, but it is a mapping
> anachronism.

So you would be happier if there was a fourth dimension n the data,
that of time?
So that you could mark a route as 'original princes highway'
and another route as 'princes highway 1990' and so on?



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