[Tagging] Easy question: _link tags for U turn/cut throughs?

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Jan 23 09:32:06 GMT 2010


Steve Bennett wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 1:21 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:
>> i think anthony's proposal
>>
>> access=no
>> police=yes
>> <foo>=yes
>> ...
>>
>> is sensible.
>
> Sure. OTOH, why bother? Can you picture a use case where it matters
> whether police=yes is set? There are essentially two categories of
> roads:
> 1) Roads you can drive on
> 2) Roads you can't drive on, but someone else can.
>
> In the case of 2, is there a benefit to describing *who* can? All
> emergency services will drive wherever physically possible. But maybe
> I'm oversimplifying or overgeneralising.

emergency=* tags already exist for emergency services, and I can think
of at least one location in Oregon where a route is open only to
emergency services and no others (oddly enough, it's also a rare
instance where Americans drive left of the median).






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