[Talk-us] "refs" describing routes instead of ways

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 20:51:45 GMT 2010

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> I'm wondering why we still are trying the whole "describe the route on
> the way" method of handling the ref= tag on ways.

Because it is currently the only way to get any kind of highway shield
rendered. Get relation-based shield rendering working and the ref=
tags can go away. Richard Weait has done some work on this but I don't
know about the status of getting anything into "official" renderers.


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