[Tagging] short 2nd RFC for additional barrier values

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 18:29:52 BST 2011

2011/8/31 ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 01:38:48PM +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> please have a glimpse at those additional barrier values and details.
>> The proposal is a little bit older and I will bring this to voting
>> soon:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/New_barrier_types
> I think I would tag some of the examples there more naturally as
> barrier=fence. For example, barrier=cable_barrier.
> There seems to be an overlap with fence: are these meant to supercede
> fence?
> In passing, barrier=cable_barrier would be better as cable_fence.
> In general a fence is an extended structure. But I do note the comments
> on post_and_chain.
> Thus I think post_and_chain and cable_barrier are varieties of fence.
> The others seem fine.

Yes, I see this basically the same. Someone else put them and I kept
them because it does not really matter to me, if someone bothers to
tag them that way, they can do it. cable_barrier seems to be a variety
of guard_rail but maybe could also merit its own tag.


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