[Talk-GB] Ref names on Residential roads

Derick Rethans osm at derickrethans.nl
Tue May 12 10:37:05 UTC 2015


On Tue, 12 May 2015, SomeoneElse wrote:

> On 12/05/2015 09:52, Bob Kerr wrote:
> > On residential roads where there has been a ref=**** added is being rendered
> > on Mapnik. Is this something new since I have not been checking recently.
> > This is all over the highlands
> > 
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/57.5695/-4.4282
> > 
> 
> I don't think that it's a rendering change but just that someone has decided
> to apply internal unsigned council-generated refs to these roads.  If they're
> not signed I'd have thought that "official_ref" was more appropriate here - if
> someone wants to render the data they can, but it's no use to general map
> users.

+1 - and I've changed them anywhere local.

cheers,
Derick



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