[Talk-us] Highway Shield Rendering

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 16:40:21 BST 2012


On 4/2/2012 11:17 AM, Phil! Gold wrote:
> * Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>  [2012-04-02 09:18 -0400]:
>> On 4/2/2012 8:25 AM, Phil! Gold wrote:
>>> Business and similar variants are expected to be in the network tag,
>>> since that's the closest thing I've seen to a consensus on the topic.
>>
>> You know that MapQuest's rendering expects the ref tag to contain
>> the modifier, right?
>
> As far as I can tell, MapQuest is basing their rendering entirely on the
> ref= tag on ways.

Yes, as far as I know. But since the modifier appears after the number 
("US 1 Alternate") it's clearly part of the 'ref' part of the ref rather 
than the network. Doing something different on relations will only 
confuse people.



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