[Tagging] Enforcement of access rules

Simone Saviolo simone.saviolo at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 09:17:18 GMT 2012

2012/10/24 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> 2012/10/24 Simone Saviolo <simone.saviolo at gmail.com>:
> > I wish to map the cameras that my municipality is installing these days
> to
> > enforce the access restriction in the ZTL ( = limited traffic area). I
> think
> > the most appropriate structure to do this would be the enforcement
> relation
> > [1], but none of the listed types of enforcement is up to the task.
> >
> > I would therefore suggest adding a new type of enforcement:
> > enforcement=access, possibly further detailed by an access=* tag (and all
> > possible specifications, like foot=yes/no). The relation would have to
> > include as members both the device node (more on this later), and the
> way it
> > guards the access to (which may also mean that no explicit access details
> > need to be included in the relation, because they should already be
> > specified on the guarded way).
> >
> > About the device: I haven't found a suitable tag for such a camera.
> Should
> > we think of a specific tag (like, highway=access_camera), or rather
> should
> > we try to come up with a more generic way of indicating an electronic
> > detector? Perhaps, something like enforcement_device=*, with possible
> values
> > like speed_camera, access_camera...
> I think it would be better to have just "camera" and get the what is
> enforced from the "enforcement"-tag. A camera is a camera.

I agree, but a speed "camera" is not actually a camera. I hoped it would be
possible to differentiate between an actual video camera (whose capture is
processed to detect plate numbers), an RFID detector, a radio Doppler
measurement, a magnetic strip, and so on.
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