[Tagging] RFC rewritten proposal Via_ferrata_simplified

Markus selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 18:19:53 UTC 2019


On Tue, 5 Mar 2019 at 23:08, Richard <ricoz.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Mar 05, 2019 at 05:09:31PM +0100, egil wrote:
> > The 3 main goals of this proposal are:
> >
> > 1. the removal of the special tag highway=via_ferrata,
>
> highway=via_ferrata is supported by almost all renderers(*) and you will
> break them.
> Not only is there no need to remove it but it is highly counterproductive.
>
> via_ferrata_scale on a highway=path would be considered (yet another) troll
> tag so that would be a step back.

I'm also opposed to tag via ferratas as highway=path. Not only has
highway=via_ferrata already been widely used, but via ferratas also
don't correspond to the definition of highway=path, which is "a
generic multi-use path open to non-motorised vehicles".

Regards

Markus



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