[OSM-talk] Two different ways with the same nodes?

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Feb 11 22:40:26 GMT 2010


John F. Eldredge wrote:
> Another common circumstance is if you have two highways that pass
> through the same town (for example, one runs nominally southeast to
> northwest, the other runs nominally southwest to northeast).  They
> may well both include the same street that runs west to east, which
> would be marked as part of both highways for routing purposes, as
> well as being marked by the street name as well.

That would be something that definitely should be done with a relation 
(people often use type=road for this and then stuff ways into that). 
Also nicely solves the situation that the road might have two different 
"ref"s at the same time.


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