[Tagging] How to tag the width of a gate
voschix at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 20:42:56 GMT 2012
I must admit that I haven't checked the wiki. The thing started with
warnings by JOSM that said that I should not apply width to a node. I
checked tag info and that confirmed that the use is sporadic only.
To me width fits perfectly to a node of type barrier like a gate or a cycle
On 25 February 2012 22:45, Andreas Balzer <email at andreas-balzer.de> wrote:
> using barrier=gate on a single node and therefore the width key is the
> documented approach in the wiki. :-) However as far as I know there is
> nothing specifying the thickness of the gate.
> Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 19:48:43 +0000
> From: grahamjones139 at gmail.com
> To: tagging at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Tagging] How to tag the width of a gate
> The key "width" can only be applied to a way, not to a node (e.g. a gate).
> You could make separate nodes for the two gateposts, with a connecting way
> to represent the gate itself, and apply the width tag to that way.
> To me the easiest answer is to use barrier=gate, width=xxx.
> I can not see any reason why you should not use width for a node, if it is
> the sort of node that has a width, like a gate, doorway etc.
> Graham Jones
> Hartlepool, UK.
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