[Tagging] Signification of designated word

Rodolphe Quiedeville rodolphe at quiedeville.org
Fri Jan 7 14:12:54 GMT 2011

Le 07/01/2011 15:01, Richard Mann a écrit :
> The meaning and use of "designated" is confused and highly contested
> in OSM, so I'd avoid using it for any other purpose.

Thanks for that point.

> I'd have said "carpool" ought to be a distinct value, not a key, if
> you've got exclusive parking. Something like:
> amenity=parking+access=carpool

The problem is the acess is NOT exclusive, and I want to choose the
clearest key/value. It's easy to indicate what is exclusive but not so
easy to explain what is 'designated too' without restriction.

What about carpool=welcome so ?


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