[Tagging] highway=footway - Advanced definition: Distinction footway vs path
bryan at 7thposition.com
Thu Aug 27 20:36:03 UTC 2015
`highway=footway` implies an access tag `foot=designated`
`highway=path` implies an access tag `foot=yes` (but can certainly be overridden)
“designated” is kind of a tricky concept, but it basically means something like:
- there is a sign saying you can walk there
- or something like a sign (trail blaze or map at trailhead or visitor center etc)
- or everyone just knows you are supposed to walk there (as in a sidewalk) because laws
> On Aug 27, 2015, at 4:14 PM, geow <ksgeo at web.de> wrote:
> So do you have any functional suggestions or enhancements to my proposition
> in the OP for a proper classification criteria between footway and path?
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