[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Evacuation Route

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 21:32:32 UTC 2018

On 08/08/18 01:35, Eric H. Christensen wrote:
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> On August 7, 2018 11:27 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 6. Aug 2018, at 06:30, Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com wrote:
>>> And it might be better to place it directly in the emergency key?
>>> Say emergency=evacuation_route??? Humm emergency says it is not for relations. Arr well.
>> I think there shouldn’t be “relations” at all as category for objects to which a tag can apply. Nodes, ways (linear), areas (ways) would seem sufficient for that. Relations can be set to unknown for everything ;-)
>> The relation category is misleading anyway because it doesn’t include multipolygon relations, and nobody knows what kind of relation will be invented or is already used that creates all kind of geometric thing where a tag could apply to or not.
> I'm not certain of all the categories.  I'm envisioning this being more like an overlay route like what is used for bicycle routes and bus routes and the like.  What are those?
> Eric

Those are a relation, type route ...


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