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

djakk djakk djakk.djakk at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 10:21:56 UTC 2017

Yes Martin, I meant "physical characteristics". In the US, a road is tagged
"trunk" according to its physical characteristics, as Greg said previously
in this thread.

Le mar. 22 août 2017 à 11:06, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
a écrit :

> sent from a phone
> > On 21. Aug 2017, at 22:09, djakk djakk <djakk.djakk at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Actualy, "highway=*" shuffles importance and characteristic of roads.
> May we add an "importance" key to roads ?
> highway is generally about grid importance and in some cases also about
> legal classification (motorways, footways etc.). "characteristic" is not
> something I understand in this context, maybe you mean "physical
> characteristics "? If so, then no. This was discussed and voted a long time
> ago and shouldn't be changed IMHO, as it has proven to work.
> cheers,
> Martin
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