[Talk-us] [Warning: Potential Flamewar] Clarifying InterstateRelations
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Mon Feb 8 22:07:59 GMT 2010
"Mike N." <niceman at att.net> writes:
>> Second, separating out the highway system requires the data consuming
>> application to know how to piece things back together. Otherwise, a
>> shield on a map for example with just a "25" in it is pretty limited in
> After / if a generalized shield solution is in place, a 25 placed on an
> 'Interstate' shield is quite descriptive.
But it required every application that is to deal with US data to know
> It avoids the need for the renderer or consumer to parse out the
Which is quite trivial to do.
>> Third, I consider a reference containing just the number to be
>> incomplete. IMHO, the ref tag should contain the complete designation
>> of a piece of highway. This also makes it easier to search for this.
> To search, just search for both the network and route tags. It's just as
> though the information was placed in separate database columns.
Which makes it much more complicated if the application used for
searching does not support the schema.
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