[OSM-talk] junction_ref=<whatever>

Mike Collinson mike at ayeltd.biz
Sat Mar 17 14:52:56 GMT 2007

At 12:36 AM 17/03/2007, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
>David Earl wrote:
>> I agree with you completely in principle, but we're not even close to having
>> the data structure to support this properly. We need superways or some such
>> to define junctions, to give us something to attach junction_ref to.
>Would it be possible to have an extra tag to tie this "orphan"  
>junction_number node to the real ways?
>I'm thinking of an extra node tag like  
>"associated_way=123519;123520;123521", which would imply that this  
>junction_number node describes a junction drawn as ways 123519,  
>123520, and 123521 (maybe the roundabout and two slip roads  

That prompts an idea, how about just connecting a segment from the label node to a representative node of what it is describing and label the segment as a "connector" or some such?


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