[Tagging] Reviving the conditions debate

Martin Vonwald imagic.osm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 16:07:51 BST 2012

2012/6/13 aighes <osm at aighes.de>:
> Am 13.06.2012 16:30, schrieb Martin Vonwald:
>> 2012/6/13 aighes<osm at aighes.de>:
>>> For me the system is clear.
>>> <basekey>:<condition_1>:<condition_2>:...:<condition_n>=<value>.
>> How about this:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:parking:lane
>> The basekey is parking:lane. How do you know that lane is not a condition?
> Yes...but there is the problem? If you search for information for
> parking:lane, you can remove this string from the key and all conditions
> will left.

The problem is that you don't have a clear separation between key and
condition. In my opinion it would improve readability for people (not
programs) if we separate those two clearly.

>>> I think maxweight is an already used basekey and maximum weight is also a
>>> part of access. So it should be used like maxspeed, maxheight etc.
>> Sorry, missed your point here.. ?
> I think it isn't useful to have a new key for restriction based on weight.
> maxweight is already established.

That's why I missed your point: I agree with you ;-)


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