[Tagging] bicycle=no

Roy Wallace waldo000000 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 10:21:02 GMT 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 7:56 PM, Richard Mann
<richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Are we edging towards:
> bicycle=yes|no|private|permissive|unknown - legal status
> designation=* - your local (national) name for the legal status
> bicycle:defacto=prevented|forbidden|tolerated|discouraged|accepted|supported|established
> - the apparent practical status, which you can use or not use, depending on
> your personal standards of verifiability (and the evidence available)

Definitely a step in the right direction, i.e. separating "legal
status" from "defacto status".

I'd be tempted to also use bicycle:signed=yes/no to clarify when the
(legal?) status is derived from evidence on the ground as opposed to a
law book.

By the way, it's a pity that "designation"
(http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:designation) sounds so much
like "designated"

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