[Tagging] Proposition for a classification of path

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Mon Feb 25 23:52:45 UTC 2013


Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:

> On 2/25/13 5:17 PM, Balaitous wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have wrote a proposition of classification for path.
> > You can see it at :
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/pathtype
> >
> given the descriptions on the proposal page, how would you categorize 
> this path:
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.299921&lon=-77.708957&zoom=18&layers=M
> 
> it is a loop trail at a historic tour stop, it travels through the
> woods 
> to several points of
> interest on the Wilderness Battlefield and returns to the original 
> parking area. it is well
> maintained, defined by a rubberized surface, and is intended 
> specifically for use on foot.
> 
> i'd think grade 1 or 2 based on maintenance, but it's short and
> doesn't 
> entirely fit in the
> rest of the definition.
> 
> richard
> 
> 
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Also, the proposed path types would classify any path that ends in a cul-de-sac as the least-used and least-maintained category, which isn't necessarily the case.

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