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

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Thu Dec 23 23:22:07 GMT 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> Other than legacy issues that would need to be resolved, is there a
> compelling reason to describe the route on something other than the
> route?  I see this as a problem with consistency, but not one that is
> insurmountable; notice how bicycle routes were once tagged on member
> ways but have since been moved to relations, and no other entities get
> described by tagging a completely different entity.

Street names also get tagged on ways instead of streets.

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