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

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 17:36:08 BST 2010

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought this had been decided: we decided on route relations with various
> tags designating the kind (interstate/state/county route), the number, and
> the name. The ways retain their information for backwards compatibility.
> Route relations already exist for interstates and US routes and many of the
> county roads, so there may simply be some retagging to do.

I would agree with this (except there's rarely a name applicable to
the entire route). However we do need editor support to distinguish
between relations; right now if you load in JOSM two relations
network=US:US ref=90 and network=US:FL ref=90 they look the same.

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