[Tagging] paved=yes/no

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 14:48:12 BST 2010

2010/7/19 John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>:
> On 19 July 2010 23:33, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> the difference is that surface=paved is preliminary and paved=yes is definite.
>> What's the difference between surface=paved and surface=cobblestone
>> and surface=asphalt? That is the question to which surface=paved
>> cannot deliver a satisfying answer.
> You missed my point entirely, you translate during preprocessing a set
> of tags like surface=cobblestone to mean paved=yes, this can be viewed
> like any other implied value, such as roundabouts not needing
> oneway=yes because that is implied, in this case it's a little more
> complex due to the number of values involved but the idea is the same.

No, I didn't miss that. I was replying to Pieren in the cited message.
You're right, it is not impossible, still it requires a bit of effort
due to the number of surface values.


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