[Talk-us] Highway Tagging Consensus to Improve OSM (and address some of 41 latitude's concerns)

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 04:25:39 BST 2010

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 10:52 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That's why I briefly mentioned the is_in=* tag earlier. County road 1 in
> > Albany County would have network=county_road,is_in:county=Albany while
> > county road 1 in Rensselaer County would be is_in:Rensselaer.
> NY 17 enters Pennsylvania, yet remains signed as NY 17 and maintained
> by New York. (Has this part become I-86 yet? If so, use a time
> machine.)

Hmm, that's true. Those are two different bits of information. Perhaps that
is what the network=* tag is for. I still think we need something to specify
what kind of route it is (similar to the difference between name=* and

For your example, can I suggest:
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