[Talk-in] Tagging National Highway 7

Pradeep B V pradeepbv at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 16:14:16 BST 2010


On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 7:16 PM, Tecoholic Maps <tecoholic2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I have been trying to make a map of state and National highways
> running in Tamilnadu, So, made a XAPI request for
> [highway=trunk|primary|motorway] and got the data.
>
> I found that NH7 has been tagged as a motorway at some places and as a
> trunk in some places giving not only a discontinuous way but also a
> way that is rendered differently at different locations.
>
> What is actually supposed to be tagged throughout? There has been
> cosiderable discussion regarding this tagging in the wiki talk page,
> but I am unsure of which tagging to apply.
>
> Is NH given preference or the condition of the road given preference?
> I think it would be resonable that a NH is tagged as a single type of
> highway.
>

I think the adage "don't tag for the renderer" applies well here.

 - P
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