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

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Dec 22 07:16:15 GMT 2010

On 12/20/2010 02:51 PM, Toby Murray wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo-PVOPTusIyP/srOwW+9ziJQ at public.gmane.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.

"Don't tag for the renderer."  This is a problem that shouldn't be
worked around on the data side, given that it's causing more problems
than it solves now.

> Get relation-based shield rendering working and the ref=
> tags can go away.

We already have exactly that on the cyclemap, right now.  I don't see
how cosmetic icons make a huge difference in this.

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