[OSM-talk] mapping outside Europe

Mario Frasca mario at anche.no
Tue Jan 7 21:38:26 UTC 2020

On 07/01/2020 15:46, Pierre Béland wrote:
> I am the original author of the Highway Africa Tag wiki page.  This 
> page is now widely used outside of Africa (Asia and Latin-America) in 
> areas where it better correspond to the reality of the roads 
> infrastructure.

I see, and I like it.  good job!

but it still only mentions 'Africa'.  How would you describe the 
application range, other than "outside high wages / developed countries"?

my guess for the first sentence would be "Most regions in the world do 
not show the same road network quality as, say, Germany or Canada.  Road 
conditions in such regions do not match the economic and social role of 
the road." then go on with the rest.

which Latin American countries are using this page as a reference? as 
far as you and others here know?
> And pictures have been used to better correspond to the ligther road 
> structures in these areas, which are often unpaved. 

nice pictures indeed.  curious enough, they aren't (yet) linked in the 
Spanish version of the page.  I might find time to do so.



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