[Tagging] Sidewalk=none vs sidewalk=no

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Fri Aug 14 13:47:23 UTC 2015

On 11.08.2015 19:13, Clifford Snow wrote:
> Personally I prefer sidewalk=none. No implies not allowed

That's not at all the case, as evidenced by the use of "no" or "yes"
with keys such as cycleway, building:part, and  flags like
button_operated, segregated, lit, tactile_paving, the recycling keys and
many others.

Also note that the value "yes" is in use for the sidewalk key, and that
"no" is the natural opposite of that. Using "none" would only make sense
if the counterpart was "some".

Finally, there is an approved proposal favour "yes" and "no" over their
synonyms/alternatives across all keys. Following that everywhere makes
more sense than using no in some cases, and none in others.

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