Proposed features/compass

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compass
Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: User 5528
Tagging: compass=[[Tag:compass=0-360 (degrees from Grid North)|0-360 (degrees from Grid North)]]
Applies to: node
Definition: Gives the compass direction of an asymmetric point feature
Drafted on:
Proposed on: 2010-10-27

For asymmetric point features, this gives the compass direction of the asymmetry or which direction the node object points towards.

The degrees are measured between 0 and 360 where 0/360 means Grid North and 180 means Grid South.

Specific uses

  • When used on a node with highway=stop, points in the direction of travel (along the underlying way) controlled by the stop sign.
  • When used on a node with traffic_sign=*, points in the direction of the face of the sign.

History