[Talk-us] Shields are up!

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Aug 6 15:19:16 UTC 2013


Sorry, that was supposed to say "imagining", not "imaging".

"John F. Eldredge" <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
> 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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> John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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> that."  -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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