[Tagging] Roads with no speed limits

Hakuch hakuch at posteo.de
Sat Sep 3 13:17:29 UTC 2016

On 30.08.2016 13:59, David Marchal wrote:
> AFAIK, no maxspeed value means that the default maximum speed 
> for this type of road in this area applies, so I wouldn't add this 
> tag when there is no sign; that would also fulfill the "Map what's on 
> the ground" principle. Beware that, if there that was a maximum speed 
> sign (hundreds of) kilometers before, which is still in effect, you 
> should then use this value; that kind of situation is pretty common,
> at least here in France, as it prevents installation of redundant signs 
> after each junction.

true, but how do you know, that the maxspeed has not just been forgotten
or is missing? thats the problem with default values
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