[Talk-us] Proposal: Sunset ref=* on ways in, favor of relations

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Nov 19 14:33:40 UTC 2015

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 8:22 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us> wrote:

> paul wrote:
>  > On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 7:31 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us>
> wrote:
>  > >
>  > > okay.  then, speaking as the maintainer of an independent renderer:
>  > > where are such sunrise/sunset transitions announced/scheduled/tracked?
>  > > is the "announce" list the place to be?  (all i usually see there is
>  > > server outages.) can someone point me to a region (most of) whose
>  > > routes have been converted, for testing?
>  >
>  >
>  > This is being discussed right here, right now.  I threw the end of next
>  > year out there as a roughly 15 month target from when I mentioned it.
> The
>  > US is reasonably complete in terms of route relations, particularly in
>  > Texas which tends to be an extreme case.
> thanks.  i wasn't sure if "discussion" was the same as "announcement", but
> i guess it is in this case.  i also didn't realize the relation work was
> so complete -- i was under the impression this was still preliminary, but
> i suppose i misread that.

 The relation work was starting to come on line a while a go, but so far
there's been no big push to get anyone to consume it, even though it does
make dealing with routes much more tidy.  Hence why I proposed we start
pushing relations for route by default.
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