[Tagging] highway=footway - Advanced definition: Distinction footway vs path

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 15:07:54 UTC 2015


On 28/08/2015 15:18, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> horse=designated

That's an access tag.  Are you saying that access tags convey physical 
characteristics somehow?

In the absence of any other evidence you might assume that "because I 
can legally ride my horse / bicycle / drive my car down there I will 
physically be able to do so" but as was pointed out just this morning in 
https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2015-August/026194.html , 
that isn't always the case.

Cheers,

Andy




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