[Tagging] Designated value as a key

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 11:08:53 UTC 2018

What if there are 2 groups that have designated access (e.g. foot & bicycle) ?
Then we have to start the discussion of the semi-colon separator all
over again, during which someone will propose to move the value back
to the key (or as part of a key). and we end up with
bicycle=designated; foot=designated again (or

The access:xxx might be a better solution imho.

On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 10:12 AM yo paseopor <yopaseopor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> When I tag the access to a way reading the meaning of the traffic sign I miss some specific conditions. I know I can do it at general times with key access, but in specific cases access is so "small for me". There are also conditional tags but with these two keys I don't arrive to cover local meanings and situations of restriction to some vehicles (example, you have a living street, which is only allowed for the LOCAL bus line, nor the other buses. So you can't tag it with bus=yes or bus=designated within the complete meaning of the restriction given you by the traffic sign.
> For these situations I propose to "flip" designated value and convert it to a subkey. In that way you would have an escalable subkey that you can complete with the specific information of that tag. This key will be together with the combination access=designated so you can complete the information of the specific designation
> access=designated
> designated=local_bus
> designated=bicycle
> designated=motor_vehicle
> designated=pedestrian
> designated=Mo-Fr 9:00-9:30
> designated:en=schoolars only
> designated:ca=Nom├ęs escoles
> designated:es=Solo escuelas
> This also applies for other uses like some restrictions done by "marks" (Example: in a industrial zone you have some private ways...but private of who? In the reality you will have a traffic sign it says you who can pass or who cannot)
> With normal access scheme you would say...repsol_workers=yes but Would it better if I can specify the "specific designation" ?
> access=designated
> designated=Repsol workers
> hey! but you have access tags yes/no to do that! ...And the software has to guess which of the 32 keys with yes=no is for access . For general purposes it's ok. But for an specific case the software can read this designated value.
> What do you think?
> Salut i accessos designats (Health and designated access)
> yopaseopor
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