Talk:Road signs in the United States
Could OSM make different icon backgrounds available for ref tags?
Would something like this work?:
- k="ref", v="5"
- k="ref_icon", v="Interstate_narrow"
- Probably this should be chosen by the renderer, e.g. Mapnik/OSMARender, not hardcoded in the OSM data. Mapnik is already parsing the ref/name tag to label some routes, so this shouldn't be an issue. Lordsutch 03:41, 10 July 2008 (UTC)
- The OpenStreetMap U.S. chapter has a working prototype that handles many more shield designs than MapQuest. The code is available at Launchpad. I'd love to see it incorporated into the standard map. – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 09:40, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
- Actually, I should point out that the Shield Renderer is mostly the work of Phil! Gold and Richard Weait. I just contributed a bit, and of course there are numerous individuals involved in setting up route relations. Phil and Richard have presented at SotM and SotMUS in the past, and I would be disappointed if there weren't something about the shields at SoTMUS this year. – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 05:55, 24 February 2014 (UTC)