[Tagging] Busways

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 22:06:57 UTC 2016

On 06-Nov-16 02:42 AM, Tijmen Stam wrote:
> On 03-11-16 11:55, Yves wrote:
>> @Tijmen, IMHO there is very little chance to convince people to change
>> the way we tag highways because of buses using them or not.
>> Yves
> This saddens me, because I don't propose to "change the way of 
> tagging", but to "formalize the current main practice of tagging".
> As I have shown, highway=service is used about 7 times as much as 
> highway=unclassified, thereby diversifying the ways of tagging similar 
> situations.

Use does not make it 'correct'. sport=football and sport=hockey are 
'in_use' but they are not 'correct'.

For me 'service' does not denote 'bus' .. nor is it excluded. However I 
would not expect long lengths of roads classified as 'service'.

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