[OSM-talk] A table of cross-renderer tag support

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 14:11:57 GMT 2009

On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 1:01 AM, Lennard <ldp at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> Yes, it is. It falls under bridge=*, i.e. every occurence of the bridge
> tag on certain highway types will render a bridge. This conveniently
> catches other exotic instances, like bridge=swing, bridge=span, etc. But
> as always, the devil is in the details, as there are numerous places
> where bridges are handled, in the mapnik stylesheet, and other places
> just look at bridge=yes/true/1 and not *.
> PS: Steve, it's best if you filtered the output to not show 'length'.
> That's not a key that's pulled from OSM. It's generated internally. Same
> goes for 'point', 'way_area' and 'z_order'

Great, this is the kind of info I was hoping would turn up. With your
rules for the different words that mean "bridge", they would be a good
candidate for standardising across renderers, right? List the rules in
one place, then use them globally...


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