[Tagging] tagging of one-way cycle lanes

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat May 12 16:33:23 UTC 2018

On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 5:45 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> wrote:

> sent from a phone
> > On 11. May 2018, at 18:18, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > We have this problem even at this moment
> > (since you apply another definition than many other mappers), but we
> > can refer you, new mappers and  data consumers to the wiki page and
> > say this is how it should be done.
> we could do this also with a changed definition. We would assume
> everything to be tagged according to the new definition and if it doesn’t
> fit it should be corrected, and people could be referred to the wiki ;-)

Especially since the number of ways that has a lanes tag that also has a
cycleway on it, worldwide, is smaller than the number of ways I've counted
lanes on, in Oklahoma alone.

> On the other hand I agree it is a hard step, and transitioning via a new
> tag would be more sane / cause few problems.

Except implementation.  This is a change that most data consumers and
editors are able to handle cleanly now, and if not, might kick 'em in the
pants to finally implement lane access parsing like they should have been
already anyway.
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