[OSM-talk] Names, split streets and relations

Karl Newman siliconfiend at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 06:23:02 BST 2008


On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 12:55 AM, Gervase Markham <gerv-gmane at gerv.net>
wrote:

> Karl Newman wrote:
> > I think the "obvious" thing is to quit splitting ways just because
> > there's a bridge or the speed limit changed... IMHO, the only reason to
> > split ways is if the name changes or if the major type changes.
>
> Er, correct me if I'm wrong, but it's not possible to apply a tag to
> only part of a way. So if the speed limit or anything else changes, you
> can't have a continuous way if you want to tag correctly.
>
> Gerv
>

I was thinking about this (not my proposal, but I like the idea):
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Relations/Proposed/Segmented_Tag

Karl
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