[Tagging] Narrow Bridge (was: Reconstructing «Dificult passability» proposal to «Obstacle»)
John F. Eldredge
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Sun Oct 14 04:19:19 BST 2012
"Janko Mihelić" <janjko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, "car" as a unit of road width can be used with the "lanes" tag.
> If it
> catches on it can be put as a proposal.
> I don't like the "lanes" tag where there are no lines on the street,
> misses the point.
> 2012/10/13 Stephen Hope <slhope at gmail.com>
> > Eric,
> > The English version did say that at one point, as well, before it
> > changed back to the current definition. Maybe the French one was
> > from it during that period.
> > Stephen
> > On 13 October 2012 04:49, Eric SIBERT <courrier at eric.sibert.fr>
> >>> Indeed, as pointed out by Martin, I have to use lanes=1. I had a
> >> misunderstanding with the lanes=* key. I thought lanes=* indicated
> >> number of lanes in each direction, not the total number in both
> >> The French wiki lanes=* page need a strong update, compared to the
> >> one (todo list...).
> >> So, I will go on with lanes=1.
> >> Éric
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The standard English term for a bridge that is only wide enough for one vehicle to pass through at a time is a "one-lane bridge". In the same way, a roadway only wide enough for one vehicle at a time is a "one-lane road". The bridge or road is visibly only one lane wide; painting lane markings on it to point out its narrowness would be redundant.
John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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