[OSM-talk] Tags in Finland

Kaj-Michael Lang milang at tal.org
Thu Aug 30 09:17:31 BST 2007

On Sun, 19 Aug 2007, Lauri Hahne wrote:

> I have a few things I'd like to speak about.
> First of all, currently the wiki page of Finland says that
> classification trunk should be used on 2+2 lane primary roads and for
> moottoriliikenneties as there is no class matching trunk in Finland. I
> suggests that besides those all E roads should be labelled as trunk
> because eg http://www.tiehallinto.fi/servlet/page?_pageid=74&_dad=julia&_schema=PORTAL30&menu=5144&_pageid=74&kieli=fi&linkki=8052&julkaisu=3209
> shows them green and trunks appear on lower zoom levels than
> primaries.

I don't know... I think that is more of a rendering issue.
I would prefer having all Valtaties a trunk instead.

> Secondly, I suggest that we label railway stations with
> name=place_name instead of filling in something like Tampereen
> Rautatieasema (Tampere Railway Station). This would bring us more in
> line with the international customs and even with VR's own maps.

Sounds good.

Kaj-Michael Lang

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