[Talk-us] Civil War Mapping

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Sat Feb 23 00:47:04 UTC 2013

On 2/22/13 1:19 PM, Charlotte Wolter wrote:
>         As for using "ref," that changes the nature of that tag. Now 
> we use "ref" to give the same identification to multiple pieces of a 
> way, not to give different identities to pieces of a way. I think it 
> might be better to include the number of each stop in the name, but 
> I'm certainly open to suggestion.
i suspect your interpretation of ref may be narrower than it should be.

i see ref as a way of providing a concise alphanumeric designation, 
presumably sourced
from some authority and clearly visible to someone on the ground, for an 
entity (whether
that entity is a way, relation, or node.)


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