[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - trailhead

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Fri Apr 17 10:08:50 UTC 2015


On 16.04.2015 06:25, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> But I'd be willing to bet that most trails are not part of a network of
> other trails or a route but are stand-alone. The trails I once hiked in the
> Adirondack Mountains in New York State all have names and trailheads but,
> with a couple of exceptions, are not part of any route. I think the mixed
> approach is best. If a given trail is part of  a larger system of trails, or
> the area where it begins has related amenities, then the relation idea makes
> sense. Otherwise, keeping it simple with a named trailhead node where the
> transition from highway to footway takes place will suffice.

Without a relation, how can applications determine which trail the trailhead
belongs to? Is it all about rendering the trailhead icon?

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