[OSM-talk] Zero tolerance on imports

Peter Budny peterb at gatech.edu
Mon Feb 21 18:50:56 GMT 2011

SomeoneElse <lists at mail.atownsend.org.uk> writes:

> On 21/02/2011 18:03, Peter Budny wrote:
>> Okay, even if we accept that -- and many OSM mappers do not,
> They've clearly not heard the posh woman inside my satnav then - she
> has no problems pronouncing "name" and "ref" information on roads (she
> can't pronounce "Huthwaite", but that's another problem).
> The UK road numbering rules are different from the US in that one road
> can be part of more than one route (in the UK if routes A1234 and
> A2345 joined for a bit and then separated the joint bit would be
> labelled A1234 or A2345, but not both) so I guess that that's why
> you're keen to create lots of route relations.  The problem is,
> changes like these are not actually getting unmapped stuff mapped or
> capturing extra detail.

I really don't mind whether it's route relations or ref tags.  The
problem is that NEITHER is finished.  To get to my house, I have to get
on State Route 1966, then 1267.  Neither of these are marked as such on
the map, and I'm certainly not going to do it by hand when I could write
a tool that will fix those AND all the rest of the U.S. at the same
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