[HOT] Highway=residential in Africa
penorman at mac.com
Wed Jun 15 17:14:16 UTC 2016
On 6/15/2016 3:22 AM, Michael wrote:
> Here the word 'unclassified' is pretty misleading as well. For some
> reason 'highway=unclassified' does not mean that the road is not
> classified at all but does not have any special classification. In
> other words it is something like "other road" or any road that is not
> tertiary or above.
The best translation into en_US for highway=unclassified is "minor
road", "other road" is also reasonable.
> 'highway=track' is mainly about what the road is mainly used for, less
> what vehicle can be used on it. In Germany there is such a thing as
> 'highway=track, surface=paved' - but other than 'highway=unclassified'
> those tracks usually have sign limiting their use to agricultural use
> only. This is not really intuitive but that's just the way things
> evolved in OSM.
Yes. a highway=track can be better paved and better maintained than a
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