[Talk-us] Naming of route relations

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Thu Apr 19 16:03:30 BST 2012

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Alexander Jones <happy5214 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The issues of the network=* tag notwithstanding, what should the route
> relations be named?
> For example, for, say, Texas State Highway 20 near El Paso, should the name
> tag say:
> "Texas State Highway 20"
> "TX 20"
> None (defaults to ref=20)
> Something else?
> Hopefully we can at least get consensus on this...

I prefer the shorter version.  While the longer version is more
"correct" in some sense, the having a short name on a relation makes
finding it in the JOSM relation list much easier, as well as
distinguish from other relations that might have a ref=20

Jeff Ollie

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