[Talk-GB] Road refs

Toby Speight T.M.Speight.90 at cantab.net
Wed Aug 29 19:44:41 UTC 2018

0> In article <fc640df8-7391-5fe8-049c-a61c64517b5b at btinternet.com>,
0> Dave F. <URL:mailto:davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com> ("Dave") wrote:

Dave> Point about OSM wiki: IMO giving multiple options for the same
Dave> entity leads to confusion & errors so should be avoided.

That's exactly what's problematic about "highways_authority_ref": it
creates a tag that contains the same information as belongs in "ref".

Based on the name, the similarity to ncn_ref and the like suggests a
non-authoritative alternative identifier.

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