[Tagging] sidewalk tag when mapped as a separate way

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 23:40:08 BST 2011


On 8/23/2011 6:30 PM, Mike N wrote:
> On 8/23/2011 6:05 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> If a sidewalk is mapped as a separate way, what's the appropriate
>> sidewalk=* tag for the parallel highway?
>
> Just a guess, that there would be no sidewalk= for the highway,
> otherwise the imaginary rendering / routing will infer a duplicate
> sidewalk.
>
>> What if there's a sidewalk on
>> both sides, but only one is mapped separately?
>
> For that case, the highway would have sidewalk=left / right only to
> cover the side without the separate sidewalk map.

It doesn't seem right for our data to explicitly say "Main Street has a 
sidewalk only on the left" when in reality it has both.



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