[Tagging] bicycle=no

Mike Harris mikh43 at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 10 20:47:58 GMT 2009

Thanks for the gentle reminder ... I did make a couple of small
contributions when it first appeared and had then been away in sunnier
climes and had forgotten about it ... Mea maxima culpa ... I'll put on my
thinking cap and revisit as and when time permits.

Mike Harris

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tagging-bounces at openstreetmap.org 
> [mailto:tagging-bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Roy Wallace
> Sent: 10 December 2009 20:28
> To: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
> Subject: Re: [Tagging] bicycle=no
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 2:31 AM, Mike Harris 
> <mikh43 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >
> > The big problem with sorting this mess out is all the 
> existing data used different ways. I think the only way to 
> handle it would be to split it into two or more tags, and 
> deprecate the old one.
> >
> > [MRH] +1!! I think this is probably the best long-term 
> approach. The problem -as shown by previous threads on this 
> and related topics - is that in the free-form world of OSM 
> there is no-one really able and willing to take on the task 
> of deciding how to split, what into, and what to deprecate ...
> +1 to deprecating old tags with multiple meanings.
> Re; "deciding how to split, what into, and what to 
> deprecate", please contribute to the following page:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Consolidation_footway_cycleway_path
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