[Tagging] sidewalks and tagging for the renderer

Georg Feddern osm at bavarianmallet.de
Thu Apr 12 14:53:12 BST 2012

Am 12.04.2012 15:15, schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> Am 12. April 2012 08:44 schrieb Georg Feddern<osm at bavarianmallet.de>:
>> A router that does not consider sidewalks will use the roads anyway.
> No, a router that doesn't consider sidewalks would with the currently
> suggested tagging use the sidewalk and think it was a usual footway.

Sorry, I kept my own
 > Am 11.04.2012 11:35, schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> in the case of parallel ways it is impossible to tell whether you can
> filter them out or not (there could be a separation or they could be
> on different height levels), especially if people are mapping
> sidewalks the same as separated footways.

 > Thats a point - and the differentiation should be really considered 
in the tagging.

with the suggested tagging
footway=sidewalk and sidewalk=yes as differentiation

in mind (writing quite the same time).


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