[Tagging] sidewalks

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 10:51:07 BST 2010


2010/8/28 Anthony <osm at inbox.org>:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 10:56 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> if there is no footway, it shouldn't be tagged as such.
>
> Agreed.  But what is a footway?  The dictionary says it's "a narrow
> way or path for pedestrians".  I don't see anything about grass being
> disqualified.


The definition you quoted said: "way or path". In the aerial images
posted here there was neither of them. If was just grass. No way.

You can actually see informal footways/paths quite well in aerial
imagery. If they are there and you have good resolution images.
Usually the grass is aside then, because grass doesn't grow where
people (or animals) walk. It disappears even if it was there before.

cheers,
Martin



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