[Tagging] Aerialway stations

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Wed Aug 12 20:58:42 UTC 2020


So what is wrong with ele=* on the stations and the topography of the
line? Completely (for OSM purposes) objective and uncontroversial. The
data consumer/renderer can make their own mind up about nomenclature.
Many of these lifts go up to go down, or go down to go up, as they cross
ridges and valleys. One man's incline on a segment of the route is
another man's decline based on the station altitudes. Let's tag the
facts, and not subjective naming. 

On 2020-08-12 22:47, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:

> sent from a phone
> 
>> On 12. Aug 2020, at 21:39, Yves <ycai at mailbox.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Alexey, you're right, anyway physical properties like incline are better tagged on way than on relations.
> 
> and horizontal aerialways aren't completely unheard of either. The incline solution works only for a subset of aerialways. Generally, for horizontal aerialways top and bottom / valley do not apply, i.e. the original question is directly related to a specific (frequent) configuration: an aerialway which surmounts a significant height difference. We do not have to find a universal solution if the question relates only to this special case.
> 
> Cheers Martin 
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