[Tagging] service=access

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Aug 11 15:53:30 UTC 2017


not sure we need a tag at all, but i'd recommend a more general notion
such as

service=facility_access

there are, after all, access roads for things like power lines, etc.

On 8/11/17 8:34 AM, Janko Mihelić wrote:
> 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
> <mailto:daveswarthout at gmail.com>> napisao je:
>
>     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
>     <mailto: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
>         <mailto: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
>
>
>
>         --
>         Dave Swarthout
>         Homer, Alaska
>         Chiang Mai, Thailand
>         Travel Blog at http://dswarthout.blogspot.com
>
>
>
>
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