[Tagging] Is a sidewalk always adjacent to a traversable road?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 03:14:46 BST 2011

On 8/27/2011 10:00 PM, Anthony wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 9:54 PM, Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 8/27/2011 9:26 PM, Anthony wrote:
>>> Are you saying this is not a highway=sidewalk,
>> Yes.
> It quite clearly meets the definition in the wiki for footway=sidewalk.

Then the sidewalk=* tag is useless, since any two-way road would have 
sidewalk=both. But since sidewalk=* is well-used, and not just as 
sidewalk=both, a strip of grass cannot be a sidewalk.

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