[Talk-in] Time for consensus

Kiran Jonnalagadda jace at pobox.com
Tue Nov 4 10:17:14 GMT 2008

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org> wrote:

> my only concern is that 'national highway' tag is meaningless - it just
> means
> that the road is maintained by the NHAI. Which means that any two-bit
> politician with influence can get his road made into a national highway.
> This
> has happened in Nilgiris district where a road between district
> headquarters
> and taluk headquarters is now a national highway. Whereas a four-lane
> divided
> highway bewteen Bangalore and Mysore is a state highway.

I'm with Kenneth on this. OSM is neither complete nor expected to be
"accurate". There's no need to comply with legal fiction for road
quality. If we're going to map a road, we might as well tag the road for its
actual condition when mapped.
Kiran Jonnalagadda
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