[Tagging] sloped_curb, kerb and god knows what left in limbo ......

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Mon Mar 7 22:09:48 UTC 2016

If you scroll down you will notice that there was never a sloped_kerb
proposal as the page is actually the proposal for amenity=sloped_curb
which was marked as inactive here
(which is understandable given that proposing it as a value of amenity
was questionable even at that time and only has 63 uses in total).

In any case it didn't seem to have any bearing on the use of sloped_curb
and curb keys which seem to be completely undocumented, but are at least
in use (see my original posting).

Am 07.03.2016 um 19:39 schrieb Andy Mabbett:
> On 2 March 2016 at 16:42, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
>> While the abandoned proposal seems to be more complete and I can't say
>> anything about the other variant because of the lacking documentation, I
>> don't really care either way, it would simply make easier if we could
>> come to some consensus on what the actual current state is and what the
>> preferred tagging is.
> I notice that two pages have recently been marked as "deprecated", in favour of:
>    http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:kerb
> I find the latter unhelpful; it assumes that all wheelchairs are the
> same, and seems to leave no way to say that a kerb is "dropped" (using
> whatever term may be preferred), if the editor does not know which
> /type/ of dropped kerb it is.
> I would prefer, say:
>     kerb=dropped
>     dropped-kerb=rolled
> instead of, say:
>     kerb=rolled
> since the former allows the use of:
>      kerb=dropped
> alone.

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