[Tagging] How to tag the width of a gate
osm at monkeyspunk.net
Sun Feb 26 23:38:32 GMT 2012
On 02/26/2012 09:16 AM, Mike Valiant wrote:
> > Originally there was little mention of any of them tags depicting
> > purely legal restrictions. Even access/*=no was "unsuitable or not
> > allowed", but later, as it was deemed unverifiable, the "only legal"
> > started creeping into all sorts of tags, where it may or may not be
> > the common usage, or sensible.
> In the case under discussion, a gate across a *path*, I think it is
> unlikely that there will ever be a case where the width restriction is
> anything but physical. maxwidth:physical as a qualification would be an
I'm not entirely sure about that. I personally have been tagging ATV
trails (50 inch legal width restriction) as highway=track and adding a
few other tags. But when I first started tagging them I used
highway=path instead. Reading the description for highway=path it's not
really clear that it doesn't apply. The description explicitly mentions
snowmobiles which share a number of common trails with ATVs. I wouldn't
be hard to convince me to go back to "path".
It's the default of no motor vehicles that made me switch over to track
instead of path. But it's such a specialized use case.. it's just
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