[Tagging] key: starting=yes ??

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Fri May 11 09:54:52 UTC 2018


Thanks @Martin, thanks @Mateusz.

I will document this for the dutch hiking project, suggesting the role
start.
For hiking, stop, stop_start  and end are same as start. I think I will use
the role for a few trails. I will have to discipline JOSM validator though.
It complains about a template that doesn't know the role start.



2018-05-11 11:33 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

> 2018-05-11 11:22 GMT+02:00 Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com>:
>
>> Well, in a roundtrip there are often multiple designated starting points
>> with a parking lot, information panels, bus stop or railway statin nearby,
>> toilets. These designated starting points are commonly shown on paper maps
>> and tourist maps, and present themselves as starting points.
>>
>> I do not see how this is recorded by adding ways.
>>
>
>
>
> I agree it is worth tagging (if objectively observable / signposted), and
> agree with Mateusz it has to be part of the route relation, not a node. My
> suggestion would be to add a node (or more if needed) to the route relation
> with the role "start" or "starting_point".
> There are already 3476 role "start" in route relations by the way:
> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/relations/route#roles
>
> And I have found some docu in the wiki:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Key:roundtrip
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:route%3Dfitness_trail
>
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
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