[Talk-us] [Tagging] stop signs

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 15:45:56 BST 2010

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:27 AM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 October 2010 00:17, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What's wrong with something like highway:forward=stop or
>> highway:backward=stop for the node where one must stop?
> Editors won't honour that sort of detail, so if the direction of the
> way is flipped for what ever reason than the direction added for signs
> becomes erroneous.

I agree to some extent, but we already have other tags such as
cycleway:right and relation roles of forward/backward. JOSM does
correctly handle them (though it throws up false positives - for some
reason it always wants to change cardinal directions...).

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