[Tagging] Grades for obstacle=vegetation

ael law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com
Thu Feb 7 20:20:26 UTC 2013


On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 06:47:48PM +0100, Konfrare Albert wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Some people has suggested me to include a gradient for the key
> obstacle=vegetation<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Obstacle#Values_for_key_obstacle.3D.2A>
[..]
> One suggestion was something like
> vegetation=light|medium|dense<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Obstacle#Alternatives_for_value_.C2.ABdense_vegetation.C2.BB>
> .
> Another private proposal was:
> obstacle=vegetation_grade1 (vegetation bother when walking)
> obstacle=vegetation_grade2 (the vegetation must be moved with the hands to
[..]

> I think that in this case, could be better use the key
> vegetation=grade1|grade2|grade3|grade4|grade5
> 
> At first, I rejected the proposals because verifiability is not guaranteed, but
> perhaps it is necessary to have a gradient for obstacle=vegetation like in
> tracktype=* (where the verifiability isn't guarenteed).

There is at least one omission: vegetation=noxious :-) Seriously, I have
failed to map footpaths in the UK because of stinging nettles. Of
course, there are far worse vegetable hazards...  

ael




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