[Tagging] highway=footway - Advanced definition: Distinction footway vs path
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 09:52:13 UTC 2015
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> Am 07.08.2015 um 01:15 schrieb Ilpo Järvinen <ilpo.jarvinen at helsinki.fi>:
> "unpaved paths" is actually built-up
> recretional route whereas the others are just tiny, some even faintly
> visible, forest trails.
there are the tags width, trail visibility and maybe others, that address this problem
> In theory this prominance problem might be solved
> by informal=yes but in practice I expect at least the mapnik stylesheet
> guys to stonewall on this because of the extra data column that will be
> needed to make them less prominant
Osm carto is about to activate the hstore extension which will remove the requirement of a column for every key...
Informal is not a key about visual prominence but rather a way to distinguish built ways from those that emerge by pure usage
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