[Tagging] Draft Proposed Relationship Area Steps

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Mar 5 10:42:47 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 4:37 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> 2015-03-05 10:56 GMT+01:00 Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org>:
>> I'm guessing because nothing uses highway:area=* but highway=* area=yes
>> is working in production?
> these have different meaning. highway=* area=yes is used for
> omnidirectional traffic areas, i.e. there is no given direction and you can
> drive/walk however you like. When mapping a road as area (typically
> additionally because the center line is needed for routing etc.) you should
> use area:highway which can be used also for directional streets.

Aah, so for the whole routable area, then?  I would assume landuse=highway
goes to the edge of the right of way's property line, whether or not that
area is navigable (such as motorway outfields, soft shoulders, etc).
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