[OSM-talk] Mapping streets as areas - can I do it now?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue Feb 23 06:43:59 GMT 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 1:30 AM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 23 February 2010 16:22, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> > I only found one (the one about directional information, in the case of a
> > one-way road) to be correct.  The other 5 were complaints about how the
> > current renderers work.
> >
> > Anyway, I do think there is one major problem with mapping highways as
> areas
> > right now.  It's too time consuming.  Other than that, I think it's the
> way
> > of the future - I'm just not sure how long it's going to be for that
> future
> > to arrive.
> Both these points are in common, ideally it would be nice to be able
> to micro mapping lanes, not just areas a road way covers yet we still
> lack tools to do this.

We've got all the tools we need - nodes and relations.  With them we can
build anything else we want.

I think an acceptable method of micro mapping lanes will come as soon as
someone makes a renderer that renders one of the myriad of possible
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