[Talk-GB] Ref names on Residential roads

Andy Robinson ajrlists at gmail.com
Tue May 12 11:14:12 UTC 2015


Yeah, I think I preferred the highway_authority_ref only to differentiate it from a reference applied by any other body. You could have more than one official_ref depending on the referencing body.

 

Cheers

Andy

 

From: Dave F. [mailto:davefox at madasafish.com] 
Sent: 12 May 2015 12:10
To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Ref names on Residential roads

 

On 12/05/2015 11:30, Andy Robinson wrote:

Where I see these on C/U roads I change the ref= tag to highway_authority_ref=

 

Cheers

Andy


I prefer that to official_ref. Much clearer origin.

General query:
As there are many of these around the country & auto edits are seriously frowned upon by a minority, is there a semi-auto way to edit. For instance, can the data be downloaded as XML, amended in a text editor (find/replace) & then uploaded to merge with the database? Is that possible in JOSM?

Regards
Dave F.






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