[Tagging] service=access

Janko Mihelić janjko at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 12:34:30 UTC 2017

I'm struggling to think of another use for any highway besides access.
Maybe a scenic highway whose use is to look at surroundings while driving.

I suggest service=pipeline_access.

ned, 6. kol 2017. u 18:58 Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> napisao

> You're probably right Gerd. I sometimes get too enthusiastic about adding
> tags to objects. The access tag is probably completely unnecessary. Still,
> I'm curious about why other mappers decided to use it.
> On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 8:49 PM, Gerd Petermann <
> GPetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Dave,
>> my understanding is that most hw=service are used to access a specific
>> man_made object, so this tag
>> seems to be superfluous to me. I would simply not use the service tag
>> here.
>> Gerd
>> ________________________________________
>> Von: Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
>> Gesendet: Samstag, 5. August 2017 23:02:18
>> An: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
>> Betreff: [Tagging] service=access
>> Hi,
>> I'm working on highway tagging in Alaska and am developing a preset to
>> automate the tagging of the many gravel service roads that are used to
>> access the Trans-Alaska Pipeline (TAP). I have never used the
>> service=access tag and there is nothing in the Wiki about it but it would
>> seem to be an ideal tag to use in my work because those roads are being
>> used to get close to the TAP, in other words, to access it. Taginfo shows
>> about 600 uses of the tag and most of those appear to be for unpaved
>> service roads similar to the ones I'm seeing in my work.
>> However, seeing as no documentation of the tag exists, I'm wondering if
>> any of you have used this tag or have some insights to offer.
>> As always, thanks in advance.
>> Dave
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