[OSM-talk] RFC map feature highway exit on node

Guilhem Bonnefille guilhem.bonnefille at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 12:55:57 BST 2007

On 7/11/07, Christof Dallermassl <cdaller.hw at gmx.at> wrote:
> Iván Sánchez Ortega schrieb:
> >> please comment on a proposal how to mark motorway exits:
> >> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Proposed_features/MotorwayExit
> >>
> >> I know, we had this topic a couple of weeks ago, but my proposal is to
> >> tag nodes, not ways.
> >
> > I think we already have "highway=motorway_junction" to tag nodes...
> motorway_junction is a proposal as well (and is not approved yet) and I
> think a motorway_junction is not the same as a motorway_exit.
> A "junction" is like a big "autobahnkreuz" (crossing of motorways)
> whereas an exit is just the point where a smaller road leaves a bigger one.

IMHO, the exit is the node where motorway and motorway_link join.

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