[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Sidewalks as separate ways
josh at joshdoe.com
Thu Mar 24 20:53:12 GMT 2011
David, thanks for putting this up. Like I've said on the talk page, I
believe this and the other sidewalk proposal can coexist, although I
prefer your proposed scheme.
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:15 PM, David Paleino <dapal at debian.org> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> as promised, I came back with an "official" proposal.
> I tried to summarize what my ideas are, and why I don't believe that tagging
> the main road is any good.
> To summarize here: to tag a sidewalk:
> * highway=footway
> * footway=sidewalk
> It's that simple.
> The basic idea is that sidewalks *are* footways. From the highway=footway page:
> "for designated footpaths, i.e. mainly/exclusively for pedestrians". And
> sidewalks perfectly fit IMVHO :)
> The proposal also lists cases for crossings and other features, but that's the
> basic tagging.
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