[Tagging] Gritting routes

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 10:01:39 UTC 2014


On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:55 PM, Rob Nickerson
<rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm in two minds about whether to map the route as a relation, but I have to
> follow the route on the map just to work out which roads are gritted and
> which are not, so I may add it at the same time. Also if I add them to OSM
> then I can demonstrate a benefit to the local council - they could use the
> OSM data in a navigation device in the gritting trucks (thus ensuring that
> the correct route is followed every time and that excess grit is not
> wasted).

You could do this with a separate kml or xml dataset. The question
already raised by others here is the benefit for OSM if the route is
only used by one consumer, is not visible on the ground, is not
permanent and not verifiable...

Pieren



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