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

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Oct 23 22:43:49 BST 2010


On 10/23/2010 10:39 AM, Ian Dees wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com
> <mailto:neroute2 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Phil! Gold
>     <phil_g at pobox.com
>     <mailto:phil_g at pobox.com>> wrote:
>     > Do you know whether other states have
>     > similar official standards for such things (and whether they're
>     publically
>     > available)?
> 
>     Some states may, while others don't seem to have a single standard
>     abbreviation.
> 
> 
> Prefix information should not go in OSM. If a renderer wants to display
> a prefix somehow, then they can go look it up based on other information
> given in the other tags on the relation.

That works out great.  Until you have situations where two routes in
different networks have the same number intersect or run closely parallel.

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