[Tagging] track smoothness/quality
61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 05:58:51 UTC 2019
On 03/07/19 11:10, brad wrote:
> A pretty standard nomenclature on maps in the US for unpaved roads is
> Improved Road
> Unsurfaced Road (High Clearance)
> Four Wheel Drive
> Other variations exist , but not too dissimilar.
> Pretty simple and anyone who spends time in the mountains or forest
> gets a feel for what it means and has an idea what to expect. OSM is
> a mess in this regards. The inconsistency make it difficult if not
> impossible to render a good map.
> As I read the OSM wiki, smoothness=* is the relevant tag to
> distinguish between a 2wd road, a high clearance road, and a 4 wheel
> drive road. Surface is important too, but isn't sufficient if it's
There is use of 4wd_only=yes/no see
And yes the wiki/osm is a bit of a mess.
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