[Tagging] Gated communities - access=private or destination?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 03:51:58 BST 2012


On 4/15/2012 10:39 PM, Alan Mintz wrote:
> At 2012-04-15 13:55, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On 4/15/2012 6:30 AM, Alan Mintz wrote:
>>> At 2012-04-15 01:10, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>>>> How would you distinguish an entry for visitors from an entry for
>>>> residents only?
>>>
>>> name= or ref= or whatever else Mapnik was designed to render on a gate.
>>
>> That's only a solution if the gates actually have names. I've never
>> seen such a name.
>
> You were asking how to mark a residents only entrance and I suggested
> one. If you want to be a purist about it, find out what other tags
> Mapnik might render on a gate and, if one of them is more suitable to
> put a description in, use it. If not, suggest Mapnik render
> description=* and use it.

That's not a solution. Mapnik already renders the type of access in text 
if you use MapQuest's rendering rules. Routers should be able to point 
you to the proper gate.



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