[Tagging] foot=yes or bicycle=yes on track without other limitations?
baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Jul 11 00:07:28 UTC 2013
When in doubt, include the tag. I believe all motorways and their links in
Oregon, Washington and British Columbia all have bicycle=* to explicitly
handle the situation (though almost all of highway=motorway(_link)
bicycle=yes (or designated, which a few are, like 26 climbing sylvan from
downtown) in those areas could also be tagged with foot=yes and
On Jul 10, 2013 1:17 PM, "André Pirard" <A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2013-07-10 15:35, Maarten Deen wrote :
> Is there a deeper meaning of adding foot=yes or bicycle=yes to
> highway=track or highway=path without adding other limitations? I thought
> track and path are by default routable for foot and bicycle, so IMHO they
> add nothing.
> I think it's a question of defaults. If one exists and the value matches,
> then the key is not needed. Otherwise, it is.
> Some persons have tackled the definition of defaults like
> I make no claim about the value of that proposition or another, just
> stumbled upon. But while reading this list I have often thought that
> defaults vary from one place to another and that phrases "looking right
> before crossing" depend much on default-driving-side=right/left. This fact
> is obvious to someone driving or, hopefully, crossing but not to a program.
> I had sketched an idea about defining defaults for traffic zones, like
> urban speed limit, but without success.
> I think that if defaults were defined, much time would be spared
> repeatedly discussing everybody's opinion about one or another.
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