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

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Mon Oct 25 22:44:01 BST 2010

On 10/25/2010 04:31 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> I totally agree.  My point is just that some people and some states
>> (Michigan, Kansas) feel that the prefix itself is an important part of the
>> reference number: “The M in the state highway numbers is an integral part of
>> the designation…Michigan highways are properly referred to using the M and
>> never as ‘Route 28’ or ‘Highway 28’”.
> It's part of the name when you're talking about the route, just like
> one would say "I-95" or "US 1". It's not part of the designation as
> shown in shields, either on the ground or on maps.

Oh, really?



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