[Tagging] Trailhead tagging

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 17:54:43 UTC 2019


Well, trailheads as defined in this basic proposition have been mapped, and
continue to be mapped all over the world. I guess there must be people who
think it useful, and others who think not.

Very OSM.

Op vr 11 jan. 2019 om 18:16 schreef Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com>:

> On 11/01/2019 17:05, Peter Elderson wrote:
> >  The Trans-Pennine Trail trailhead is a trailhead
>
> No - it really isn't.  That was my entire point.  I'm willing to bet a
> small round of beer in the pub up the road that almost no-one walking
> past that info board will say "oh look - that's a trailhead for the TPT".
>
> The problem with trying to shoe-horn other features into a particular
> definition is that it dilutes the value of the features with that tag
> that have already been mapped - in this case trailheads where "everyone"
> will agree that they are trailheads.
>
> That's not to say that the features that you're trying to record aren't
> very important - I'm sure that they are, and it would make total sense
> for a Dutch-focused transport, cycling or wanderroute-oriented map to
> show them.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Andy
>
>
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