[Talk-us] NJ mass road demotions?
richard at systemed.net
Mon Jun 12 16:07:53 UTC 2017
Albert Pundt wrote:
> This seems like a way overboard change.
I've just received a changeset message back from someone else who had made a
few unusual reclassifications, in this case highway=secondary for dirt roads
in Nebraska. The user explained that they had been working from this wiki
which is a pretty misleading page for a newcomer to stumble upon, and
doesn't accord with common practice. The page was created by one user in
2009 and has barely been touched since.
There are other very verbose pages:
and, of course, US information on international pages like
It would be really helpful if there were one single place where US common
practice was explained, succinctly (not like the verbal diarrhoea on the
US Roads Tagging page) and unambiguously, and in a way that accords with
international usage in OSM. As an auslander it's not my job to do it, but
perhaps someone sensible on this list might like to?
 I've now added big messy warnings at the top of the page
 it does actually include the phrase "according to the criteria
heretofore described", which is marvellous
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