[Tagging] Formerly proposed highways

Andrew Cleveland evil.saltine at gmail.com
Sun May 1 22:01:29 BST 2011

That's a good idea. I am bringing this up for a similar reason in my
area. I asked about the edits and the mapper said that they chose
"Proposed" in Potlatch 2 because there was no "Former" proposed option.

On Sun, 2011-05-01 at 16:45 -0400, Richard Welty wrote: 
> On 5/1/11 4:32 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> > On 5/1/2011 4:28 PM, Andrew Cleveland wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Can the highway=proposed tag apply to highways which were proposed but
> >> are no longer? As in the road was never constructed and the proposal was
> >> abandoned? The wiki says the tag is for "roads that are about to be
> >> built, but where any construction work hasn't yet been started", but I
> >> don't know if that counts for anything.
> >
> > I've used highway=unbuilt for this.
> i'd like to see this distinction codified. a local mapper here in Albany
> has put in a few proposed highways for which the proposals have
> been dead for 4 decades. there is some historical interest there,
> but mostly they just clutter the map...
> richard
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