[OSM-talk] Highway=trunk : harmonization between countries ?

djakk djakk djakk.djakk at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 08:37:57 UTC 2017


>
> So basically: please don't go adjusting roads in the US away from
> established rough consensus because you think it ought to be different.


Of course ;-)


Le dim. 20 août 2017 à 04:00, Greg Troxel <gdt at lexort.com> a écrit :

>
> djakk djakk <djakk.djakk at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > In England and Japan, trunk roads continue inside village boundaries.
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/52.2685/0.7700 ;
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/35.6261/139.1128
> > Trunk is used as a super-primary class of roads.
>
> Yes, but in the US, that's not what it means.  Trunk differs from
> primary mostly in physical characteristics.
>
> I don't really understand the UK/JP rules.
>
> > I think it is better to try to harmonize between countries, and to use
> the
> > English model all over the world than the one with the motor road sign.
> The
> > latter model can still exist thanks to motorroad=yes.
>
> We don't use the motorroad sign in the US.
>
> So basically: please don't go adjusting roads in the US away from
> established rough consensus because you think it ought to be different.
>
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