[Tagging] bicycle=no

Roy Wallace waldo000000 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 00:41:14 GMT 2009


On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Roy Wallace <waldo000000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hence, if "you can see" a 2m wide concrete path, but no signage and
>> have no "non-copyright information on legal status", highway=path +
>> surface=concrete + width=2 is exactly what you should tag. If it has
>> "tyre-tracks", feel free to add tyre_tracks=visible.
>>
>
> The problem with that very naive approach is that the problem then becomes
> the router/renderer's. Should a router send a bicycle down that path or not?
> The person best placed to make that call is the one who has surveyed it.

I strongly disagree. The surveyor must only tag information that is
verifiable. They should NOT tag
"I_think_the_router_should_send_bikes_down_here=yes". Notice the
"I_think" - that means it isn't verifiable.

In other words, the person "best placed" to set the criteria for what
they want to ride on is *the user*.




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