[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting result - Pedestrian lane
selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 20:35:04 UTC 2019
The voting on the proposal for a new key pedestrian_lane=* for lanes
designated for pedestrians is over. 8 people voted for the proposal, 5
against it and 1 person abstained. This is an approval by 62%, which
is below the required 75% majority. Therefore the proposal has been
The following reasons for opposing the proposal were given:
- footway[:left/right]=lane should be used instead of the proposed
pedestrian_lane=left/right/both. (mentioned twice)
- More discussion is needed. (mentioned twice)
- Disagreement with the definition of sidewalk=* being a raised or
otherwise physically separated footpath at the side of a road.
In my opinion, footway[:left/right]=lane isn't a good idea for the
following reasons: 1. footway=lane is a contradiction, as a lane (part
of a road/path) isn't a footway (separate path). 2.
sidewalk=left/right/both and footway[:left/right]=lane would have two
different syntaxes, which were confusing. 3. lane would be the only
value which were a departure from the usual tag syntax where the value
is variable and the key remains constant.
Many thanks to the (unfortunately rather few) people who took part in the vote.
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