[OSM-legal-talk] Non-existant streets
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 16:07:40 BST 2009
2009/8/12 Elizabeth Dodd <edodd at billiau.net>:
> except on paper. the road reserve may exist but it could be completely
> overgrown with trees, or be impassable with natural features - a cliff, a
> water feature
you could map this as track and tracktype=grade5, or invent a tag for
even more overgrown remnants. By this you can have the information on
the OSM-Map, that there once was a road which is now only the road
> and its even more annoying to be caught the next time.
> we are considering marking roads as impassable, having a "barrier" to their
> use or similar markers which may not ever be rendered but would mark the
> problem in the database
yes, don't mark them as normal roads if they are in a degraded state.
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