[Tagging] Clarification unclassified vs residential

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Mar 1 19:45:37 UTC 2019


On Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 13:17 Fernando Trebien <fernando.trebien at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 3:53 PM Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 12:41 Jarek PiĆ³rkowski <jarek at piorkowski.ca>
> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 at 13:32, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> >> > On Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 11:25 Fernando Trebien <
> fernando.trebien at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> I never thought that emergency access would determine highway
> >> >> classification. It seems like a secondary use of the way, not its
> main
> >> >> use/purpose.
> >> >
> >> > motor_vehicle=no would exclude most emergency vehicles.
> >>
> >> I thought we were saying access tags like motor_vehicle are legal
> >> access, not physical access. I do not expect emergency vehicles to be
> >> excluded by legal access tags.
> >
> > access=no by itself is absolute.  I would expect most roads in the DMZ
> between the Koreas (that aren't too overgrown and weathered away from a
> half century of being disused) would be an extreme example.  You're not
> getting even fire or paramedic vehicles down it, period, it's not happening.
>
> Actually access=* gets overridden by any other more specific access
> tag in the access hierarchy [1]. So access=no+foot=permissive means no
> access to everyone except pedestrians, which are explicitly
> authorized.
>

Correct, that's also what I hoped to be expressing as well, but I may not
have been particularly clear.

>
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