[Tagging] How to tag a (main) entrance to a large feature?

Peter Wendorff wendorff at uni-paderborn.de
Thu Nov 18 11:40:20 GMT 2010

While it's proposed only for buildings, it could be used for other 
entrances as well IMHO:

But the google picture I would interpret as a gate with access=private.
Barriers on nodes are AFAIK difficult for much routers yet, but at least 
on the long term that's an issue routers have to solve as it's a common 

If there is no (public) entrance here, tag it as access and a good 
router should respect that.


Am 18.11.2010 12:07, schrieb Nathan Edgars II:
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 5:29 AM, Peter Wendorff
> <wendorff at uni-paderborn.de>  wrote:
>> Beside what Andrew and André mentioned in their replies feel free to add the
>> ways across the park in detail.
>> If there are only a few (or only one) entrance, map the ways and navigation
>> software could be enabled to route better to the target.
>> If there is a wall or fence around, map it; tag it as barrier=wall|fence|...
>> and add barrier=entrance, where the entrance is.
> This is where the router directs you:
> http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=28.727531,-81.497805&spn=0.015768,0.041199&t=k&z=16&layer=c&cbll=28.728191,-81.498677&panoid=XVFVRhSRUHwkpCGnyLyWZA&cbp=12,85.2,,0,-1.42
> I don't know if it's legal to park here and walk around the gate into
> the park, but assume for the sake of argument that it is. How do we
> tell the router to instead use the main entrance to the south?
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