[Tagging] Tags useful for rendering of roads in poor conditions

Gerald Weber gweberbh at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 21:23:15 UTC 2014


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> For the average mapper, I think the best solution is to have a picture of
> most surfaces and their corresponding smoothnesses. So a picture of
> excellent asphalt, a picture of good asphalt,... a picture of intermediate
> ground,... and a picture of horrible sand. And everything in between.
> Actually you don't need all combinations because some of them don't make
> sense. Those pictures would then show up in all editors when you search for
> the surface you need.
>

It would be a pity if instead of using surface=sand the mapper would use
tracktype=grade4.

If I know that I was facing a drive on sand I could deflate the tires of my
car slightly to provide better traction, which is a standard procedure in
this cases. How would I know with tracktype=grade4?
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