[Talk-us] Consensus on "SR" for state route versus state abbreviation?

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Wed Sep 26 14:07:38 BST 2012


On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Kevin Kenny <kkenny2 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
> Just a random observation: containment in a state does not necessarily
> mean that a 'state highway' is a state highway of that state.
>
> There are a few spots in the Alleganies where NY-17 veers into
> Pennsylvania to avoid a mountain or river. It's still maintained by
> NYSDOT and signed with a New York highway shield.  Calling it SR-17
> would lose that information.
>
> If anyone cares. I may be veering into autism here.

In fun, we call it Obsessive Compulsive OSM Disorder (OCOSMD).  You're
among friends.

http://www.slideshare.net/chippy/you-know-when-you-are-addicted-to-osm-when
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_purity_self-test

No disservice intended to those affected by actual conditions with
similar names.



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