[Tagging] The history behind why :lanes doesn't necessarily add up to lanes (Was Re: Green lanes (OT))
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Mon Mar 18 09:51:10 UTC 2019
On 18/3/19 12:38 pm, Paul Johnson wrote:
> The premise that bike lanes aren't lanes is an inherently flawed one to
> start with. Up there with defining routes as a ref=* tag on
> constituent ways, and yet, route relations are a thing with the need
> for tagging ref=* waning. The idea that this is an unfixible problem is
> short sighted.
The decision to not redefine the meaning of lanes=* was a deliberate one
made in the original :lanes proposal:
The discussion is here
I'm not surprised. It is hard enough to get a proposal up, just try
getting one up that proposes to redefine lanes=*.
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