[Talk-us] Route Tagging Consensus

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 17:35:52 BST 2010


Multiple is_in=* tags. I think this is the consensus for the rest of the
world (at least I've seen it on a few other geometries around the world).

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Leroy E Leonard <leeoncandler at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
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> 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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