[Tagging] service=access

marc marc marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 11 16:48:22 UTC 2017

Or maybe use service=driveway
pipeline amenities is like a small business property

Le 11. 08. 17 à 17:53, Richard Welty a écrit :
> 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 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 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 
>>          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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