[Tagging] surface=ground/dirt/earth

Jean-Marc Liotier jm at liotier.org
Thu Mar 20 12:15:02 UTC 2014

On 20/03/2014 11:40, David Bannon wrote:
> We both agree it would be a bad thing to redefine existing widely used 
> tags. WRT your answer to Fernando, again, Martin, I suggest, with the 
> greatest of respect, that you may not have experienced just how bad 
> some roads can be. A few months ago, I spent two long days traversing 
> a 250Km section of the "Kennedy Development Rd" in Queensland. No part 
> of it even approached the grade5 described in tracktype= . There are 
> many other roads, world wide, often quite important ones, that are 
> beyond grade5.

Having occasionally traveled on roads where for most of the way I had to 
walk alongside the car to guide and occasionally push it, I support the 
idea that there might be grades worse than '5'.

That said, I also support not touching the existing grades.

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