[Talk-us] Route Tagging Consensus
phil_g at pobox.com
Mon Oct 25 15:57:55 BST 2010
* Zeke Farwell <ezekielf at gmail.com> [2010-10-25 09:43 -0400]:
> For those who do want to render different shields for each state and/or
> county routes why not use sub tags as we commonly do for many other
> osm features
Ian has suggested the established is_in= tag for this purpose, and Alex
Mauer has suggested a relation that contains all the routes for a (state
or lower) network.
Personally, of those two, I think I prefer is_in=.
> For Michigan route 12:
Keep in mind that any tagging we do needs to be compatible with global
usage, and network= is already in use. I'd suggest something along the
lines of "US:State" and "US:County" to fit in with "US:I" and "US:US".
(And also to continue keeping our own namespace for values.)
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