[Talk-GB] Odd highway=primary_link changes in gyratory systems

Paul Bivand paul.bivand at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Aug 9 19:06:39 UTC 2015

Looks like urViator has changed them back.


Thanks, urViator.

Paul Bivand (paulbiv)

On Sunday 09 Aug 2015 14:40:19 Paul Bivand wrote:
> Noticed some changes that I think odd that appear to derive from mapper
> urViator changing highway= primary to primary_link in a gyratory system in
> Strood. http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/33203852
> As I understand the _link versions, these are for short parts of junction
> systems rather than substantial chunks of road in the sort of gyratory
> systems that traffic engineers surround town centres with.
> What's evident on the standard rendering is the odd overlaying on the _link
> roads of joining roads. I'd have thought that having joining roads was
> pretty much a sign that _link was not appropriate.
> What do people think?
> Paul Bivand (paulbiv)
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