[Tagging] access=designated wiki

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Fri Jul 24 13:49:43 UTC 2015


That makes sense to me.

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On July 24, 2015 8:11:12 AM Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:

> I wonder what
>
> highway=primary; access=designated means. I think JOSM even complains about
> this.
>
> Don't you need a type of road that already restricts the access to 1 type
> of vehicles for that, such as highway=bicycle ? (although in many countries
> that one implies foot=yes, so it isn't well defined in here neither.)
>
> Can't we just get rid of access=designated and only allow designated with a
> specific "vehicle" type, such as bicycle=designated or foot=designated ?
>
>
> regards
>
> m
>
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Hubert <sg.forum at gmx.de> wrote:
>
> >  Hallo,
> >
> > during a discussion within the german forum [1], I have been pointed to
> > the description box of the “access=designated” wikipage [2].
> >
> > It reads “A way marked for a particular use.”.
> >
> > I would like to change it to “A way designated for a particular use” or “A
> > way intended for a particular use.”. Probably the latter one.
> >
> > The reason is, that the word “marked” implies that a way is ,well, marked
> > with a traffic sign or by road paintings, which is not necessarily true.
> >
> > Also the topic ”general use case” is not that strictly formulated as the “
> > description” box and allows the use of “designated” in a much wider range
> > of cases.
> >
> > Are there any objections against me change that word?
> >
> > Yours
> >
> > Hubert
> >
> > [1] *http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=31980*
> > <http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=31980>
> >
> > [2] *http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:access=designated*
> > <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:access=designated>
> >
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