[Talk-us] Another random road reclassification

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Aug 15 21:39:50 BST 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>wrote:

> Paul Johnson wrote:
> > Not quite.  American expressways sometimes, but not always, have
> > driveways, tracks and service roads connecting, German
> > motorroads don't.
> Oh, sure. But you don't need me to tell you that slight national variations
> in the exact meaning of OSM highway tagging are nothing new.

Well, let's look at the big picture:  We can warp yet another tag for
regionalism, or we can leave it alone and just tag it as a trunk, which is
just as specific (and perhaps more desirable since it doesn't come with a
lot of the baggage established usage has, like default access).
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