[Talk-GB] 'C' class roads references.

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Sat Aug 4 09:21:22 UTC 2018


On 04/08/18 10:02, David Woolley wrote:
> On 04/08/18 07:01, Philip Barnes wrote:
>> The renderer cannot know not to render refs on C roads in the UK, 
>> remember osm is an international database.
>>
>> Telling a driver to turn left onto the C666 is confusing if there is 
>> no sign to back up that instruction.
> 
> Routing type renderers need to know that a road is in the UK and handle 
> it accordingly, because a lot of tagging has to be interpreted in the 
> context of national legislation.

And it would be nice if they also respected the national speed limits! 
Osmand needs every 'max speed' to get it to display 60 or 70 as 
appropriate :( And I WILL get around to adding a UK rendering of road 
colours sometime ...

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