[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Kerb

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 02:52:48 BST 2011


On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 6:14 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> what about introducing a kerb:height ? Implying heights from values
> like "yes", "raised", "normal" will probably not be very reliable or
> stable as this might vary from country to country and also in
> different cities/neighbourhoods.

That's not a bad idea. "kerb=yes" should have some general meaning,
and if there is a more precise measurement available, store it in
"kerb:height=...".

Btw, I much prefer "kerb=yes" over "kerb=normal", because "*=yes" is
very widespread in OSM tagging vocabulary.

So:

kerb=flush
kerb=lowered
kerb=rolled
kerb=yes
kerb=raised (ie, higher than normal, for a bus/tram stop...)

Now, since people *will* use kerb=no, how should it be interpreted? I
would say it would cover all of flush, lowered and rolled (ie,
everything "better" than kerb=yes)

Steve



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