[OSM-talk] [Talk-us] [Warning: Potential Flamewar] Clarifying Interstate Relations

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Mon Feb 8 02:23:06 GMT 2010

On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Chris Hunter <chunter952 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Last night, user NE2 "cleaned up" the interstate system by merging all of
> the states with 2 relations per interstate back into 1 relation with
> direction-based roles.  I've already requested a roll-back on the area I was
> working on, but I wanted to check if we still have a consensus on splitting
> each interstate into separate directions at the state line.

What's more annoying is that he is changing the names/refs.   From
what I understand the ref is supposed to be only the
interstate/highway number (e.g. "90" or "80") and not "I 90 (MN)".  I
use the ref on the relation when building maps for my Garmin to add
highway shields to the map.

Jeff Ollie

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