[Tagging] railway=platform nodes at tram stops

Selfish Seahorse selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 20:50:07 UTC 2018


On 20 February 2018 at 21:24, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Le 20. 02. 18 à 21:17, Selfish Seahorse a écrit :
>> If no one objects, I'd like to change the wiki page [^1] so that
>> `railway=platform` should not be used on nodes.
>
> I objets and request to do the opposite :
> remove the "forbiden" node for railway=platform
>
> in almost all osm objects, it makes sense to use a node if
> you don't know the precise geometry or if the object has
> a small geometry
> or
> allow to use a way when a more precise geometry is desired.

I'm sorry, I wasn't precise: I'd like to change the wiki page so that
`railway=platform` should not be mandatory for tram stops without
platform.

I agree that it makes sense to use a node if there *is* a platform but
the precise geometry is unknown.



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