[Tagging] Should 'highway=incline[_steep]' be discouraged?

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Tue Dec 29 04:25:49 GMT 2009

Anthony <osm at inbox.org> writes:

> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 7:38 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Matthias Julius <lists at julius-net.net>wrote:
>>> Are there any other "official" node tags that depend on a parent way to
>>> be fully defined?
>> Barrier=entrance et. al. spring to mind.
> Also highway/railway=crossing.
> The highway=ford tag depends on at least two parent ways.
> The traffic_calming tags mostly depend on ways to be fully defined.

The difference is that all those tags describe specific objects while
incline is a property of an object which is not the node itself.

While a road might be a pre-requisite for a speed bump I wouldn't say
that the road defines the speed bump.


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