[Tagging] maxspeed:type vs source:maxspeed // StreetComplete

Greg Troxel gdt at lexort.com
Wed Sep 19 12:17:34 UTC 2018

Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> writes:

> And if the default actually applies, or has it been overriden by local signage.
> I am not convinced that a default limit helps, if no speed limit has been surveyed I would prefer that box not to be displayed in my app.
> a. It will not give me wrong and possibly costly information.
> b. It makes it obvious that I should survey and map the limit.
> Phil (trigpoint) 

Seconded.  It's actively harmful to display an incorrect limit.
Defaults will inevitably lead to it.

Using them for routing is ok.

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