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

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Feb 8 04:05:10 GMT 2010


On 2/7/10 9:23 PM, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
>
> 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.
>
>    
i didn't catch that. yes, the refs are supposed to be "stripped down" 
and the name is the
place for detail. this changeset is definitely ill considered.

richard





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