[Talk-us] Route Tagging Consensus

Leroy E Leonard leeoncandler at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 17:14:11 BST 2010


Are we talking a single "is_in" tag, which will bring back the string
parsing problem, or multiple tags like "is_in:state" and "is_in:county"?

 -- Lee

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 11:22 AM, Andrew S. J. Sawyer <assawyer at gmail.com>wrote:

> I also agree with Phil. The operative tag is the "network" tag. Which
> should refer to either country, state, county as found in the "is_in"
> tags, without having to have a "new" tag. I think this is the way to
> go.
>
> Andrew
>
> On 10/25/2010, Phil! Gold <phil_g at pobox.com> wrote:
> > * 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:
> >> ref=12
> >> network=state
> >> state=michigan
> >
> > 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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