[talk-au] Tagging for the router

Phillip and Kerrie philkez at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 00:21:06 UTC 2016


If the wiki says no then I withdraw my suggestion. Don't want to ruffle too
many feathers.
Sorry for not having read the mapping guidelines.

On 1 Sep 2016 9:38 AM, "Nick Hocking" <nick.hocking at gmail.com> wrote:

> "My suggestion is that the map data is the best place to store that
> information."
>
> Actually - the wiki page is very specific on this.
>
> "When a particular turn restriction is *the default* for a given
> jurisdiction *and* is *not signed* *don't map them*. It is much better to
> ensure that routing engines embody the regional rule rather than mapping
> every occurrence as a turn restriction."
>
>
> Ok so how do we "ensure that routing engines embody the regional rule:?
>
> E-mailing their support address and asking them to study the road rules
> for every jurisdiction in the world is not going to cut it. So maybe the
> only way is to name and shame them in a public forum somewhere, but where?
>
>
> I don't think that there is a routing engine out there that won't suggest
> crazy +90 degree turns on a high speed road.
>
>
>
> Probably, the only solution is to advise users to always check the "don't
> allow u-turns" box on their navigators.
>
> Also - how do we map a signed "U turn permitted" at traffic lights where
> the default is "not permitted"?
>
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