[Tagging] golf_cart=permit? | Re: Feature Proposal - RFC - Key:golf_cart

Szem szembiketeam at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 13:17:27 UTC 2019

I've written a definition for access=permit:



Use is subject to prior authorization (eg written, photo, other), in the 
absence of which the use (entry) may be denied. Permission (which may 
only apply to certain transportation mode: bicycle, foot, etc.) is not 
granted on the basis of individual assessment but can be obtained by 
anyone. This is the difference of substance between private and permit, 
because only the rightholders are given permission based on individual 

Could you check it out because it was created with the help of Google 

2019.04.11. 15:03 keltezéssel, Paul Allen írta:
> On Thu, 11 Apr 2019 at 13:41, Rory McCann <rory at technomancy.org 
> <mailto:rory at technomancy.org>> wrote:
>     On 10/04/2019 14:28, Paul Allen wrote:
>     > You may want to take Peachtree City, Georgia into account in your
>     > proposal.  It has an alternative transportation network of golf cart
>     > paths.  People must obtain and display permits on their carts to use
>     > the paths.  Accordingly, somebody has tagged several footpaths
>     there
>     > with golf_cart=permissive.
>     I thought "*=permissive" meant: "You have no legal right use that on
>     this road/path/etc, someone else 'owns'/controls it. However they
>     allow
>     anyone to use it by default, but they reserve the right to kick you
>     out/off for any reason." And that doesn't sound like what you
>     describe.
> You are absolutely correct.  However, access=permit was only agreed 
> upon in the last
> couple of months whereas those tags were added prior to that approval and
> access=permissive was the best fit back then.  I should have made it 
> clearer I was
> describing what had been tagged and not endorsing what had been done.  
> Actually,
> I only remembered access=permit after I'd sent that mail.
>     It seems like this permit system gives someone a (temporary)
>     _right_ to
>     drive their golf cart along those paths. I think
>     `golf_cart=permit` is
>     more accurate here.
> I'd agree with you there.  Certainly if I were mapping it now I'd use 
> access=permit.  I'd
> hesitate to change the existing tags without first contacting the 
> original mapper.  Which I shall
> leave to somebody else who feels like taking on that particular exercise.
> -- 
> Paul
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