[Tagging] different access restrictions for different entrances to an area

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue Oct 25 23:03:39 BST 2011

What are we pretending, for the sake of argument, that
access=destination and access=private mean?

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=28.42073,-81.58224&z=15&t=K&marker0=28.41788%2C-81.57674&marker1=28.41250%2C-81.59031&marker2=28.42977%2C-81.57694
> This is the area behind the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.
> Signs going northbound at A and B say "Service & Authorized Vehicles Only".
> Southbound at C, a sign says "Private Property / Walt Disney World Resort
> Guest, Cast, and Business Invitees Only".
> (I verified A and C a few days ago; it's possible that B has changed
> recently.)
> The exact tags to use for these are a matter of recent debate, and it's not
> worth rehashing that. But it's clear that they are different (a guest can
> enter Disney from Reams but can't exit that way), so for the sake of
> argument let's call the former access=private and the latter
> access=destination. Note that the area from A and B south to the beginning
> of the motorway is also access=destination due to the presence of the main
> entrance gate (and a sign identical to that at C on Vista west of Golden
> Oak).
> The question is how the segments of road between these points should be
> tagged. Should the ability to U-turn be taken into account (thus everything
> but the close vicinity of A and B is destination in both directions)? Or
> should it be assumed that one won't U-turn for the hell of it (thus all
> three roads are private northbound and destination southbound)? Or should
> no_straight_on restrictions be used at the signs, with no access tags on the
> ways?
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