[Tagging] sidewalks and tagging for the renderer

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 19:26:03 BST 2012

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 7:26 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/10/2012 12:38 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> The suggested tagging is IMHO "tagging for the renderer". For tagging
>> sidewalks it would be sufficent to tag them with footway=sidewalk
>> without the highway-tag. In analogy to this tagging we would
>> optionally be mapping an ordinary street as dual carriageway and tag
>> each with highway=residential, oneway=yes, residential=lane.
> Well, no. Sidewalks are generally separated from the roadway by at least a
> curb.

Well. We have a similar situation with "highway=cycleway" or
"cycleway=track". Not everybody is ready to trace multiple parallel
ways just for micromapping.


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