[Talk-us] Shields are up!

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Aug 6 15:15:40 UTC 2013


Does anyone else besides me keep imaging Pavel Chekov (from original-series Star Trek) announcing "shields are up" with a heavy Russian accent?


Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> Strangely, the Oklahoma Turnpikes that have relations aren't showing
> up on
> the osm.us tile server.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:55 AM, James Mast
> <rickmastfan67 at hotmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > In a previous e-mail to the list, he said that relations for
> "Turnpikes"
> > were based off the name tag for the relation, while the ones that
> had
> > numbers shields were based off the "network + ref" tags in the
> relations
> > avoiding the name tag entirely.
> >
> > -James
> >
> > ------------------------------
> > From: lordsutch at gmail.com
> > Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:30:24 -0500
> > To: talk-us at openstreetmap.org
> > Subject: Re: [Talk-us] Shields are up!
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 7:44 PM, James Mast
> <rickmastfan67 at hotmail.com>wrote:
> >
> > I'm curious, but has a solution been found for the problem with the
> PA
> > Turnpike because of having to split up the ways into separate ones
> for each
> > direction because of the relation getting close to the "1000 way"
> limit
> > we've imposed?
> >
> > I still think that using the "super" relation I created to tie the
> route
> > together could be used instead for applying the shields over the
> separate
> > ways for each direction.
> >
> >
> > I'm not sure why/how directional relations would be a problem; I
> have the
> > signed part of I-22 labeled with separate east/west relations yet
> there
> > aren't 2x the number of I-22 shields as there are US 78 shields
> (which is a
> > single relation).
> >
> >
> http://tile.openstreetmap.us/osmus_shields/preview.html#13/33.6875/-87.0588
> >
> > (For routing applications we probably want directional relations
> anyway,
> > since directional heuristics based on geography aren't always right
> in
> > terms of the signed/"logical" route direction.)
> >
> >
> > Chris
> > --
> > Chris Lawrence <lordsutch at gmail.com>
> >
> > Website: http://www.cnlawrence.com/
> >
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