[Tagging] service = parking_access (or other) for main ways on a parking lot

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 16:53:49 UTC 2016

On Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:00:12 +0200
Tom Pfeifer <t.pfeifer at computer.org> wrote:

> Mateusz Konieczny wrote on 2016/03/27 13:43:
>  >> As =main is occupied by railway mappers
>  > Is it even a problem for service=main to mean different thing on a
>  > railway and a road?
> Not a big problem if consumers can clearly distinguish them. If you
> speak with carto experience and say that does not create problems, we
> can keep it on the table, as it is quite self-explanatory.
> service=main
> service=access
> service=major

I would not expect problems for data consumers.

There are following potential problems:
- ways tagged both as railway and highway (I encountered cases with
  preserver rails, not sure is it happening with live railroads)
- harder to document (one wiki page for two different tags)

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