[Tagging] Canopy Walkways

Alan Mackie aamackie at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 11:16:33 UTC 2020


On Sat, 22 Aug 2020 at 11:11, Jake Edmonds via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> Doesn’t bridge:structure refer to the design of the supports? A canopy
> walkway could use of mix of simple-suspension, beam and others not
> currently explained in the wiki (I.e some sort of attachment to trees)
>
Yes, according to the wiki, this is the general configuration of the
structural members.
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:bridge:structure

There seems to be some overlap with the values of the bridge key.
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:bridge


>
Sent from Jake Edmonds' iPhone
>
> On 22 Aug 2020, at 11:36, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 
> I would say the feature is a kind of highway.
> The construction is bridge, so bridge=yes on the highway.
> The highway is a footway, and this kind of footway is called a canopy
> walkway.
>
> The footway part is kind of redundant, which is probably nice if you
> render all footways, but unnecessary when you render canopy_walkways
> specifically.
>
>
> Best Peter Elderson
>
>
> Op za 22 aug. 2020 om 11:16 schreef Jake Edmonds via Tagging <
> tagging at openstreetmap.org>:
>
>> Should the key be bridge?
>> I feel like canopy walkways are more like bridges than boardwalks.
>>
>> Sent from Jake Edmonds' iPhone
>>
>> On 22 Aug 2020, at 11:08, Alan Mackie <aamackie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> 
>>
>>
>> On Fri, 21 Aug 2020, 21:46 Martin Koppenhoefer, <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> sent from a phone
>>>
>>> > On 21. Aug 2020, at 22:25, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > "public building" and "trunk highway" are also common terms.
>>> >
>>> > Do we tag
>>> >
>>> >    building=public_building
>>> >
>>> > or
>>> >
>>> >    highway=trunk_hghway
>>>
>>>
>>> these are different because it would be a literal repetition. What we do
>>> is footway=sidewalk rather than „side“
>>>
>>> If general opinion is towards footway=canopy I could live with it, but
>>> my preference goes to canopy_walkway
>>> I’m not expecting so many that the extra characters will be significant
>>> ;-)
>>>
>>
>> I have had to remind myself several times as this thread has developed
>> that this is not intended as a synonym for breezeway or other covered=yes
>> footways.
>>
>> If the previously suggested =treetop isn't accurate perhaps a more
>> explicit =forest_canopy ?
>>
>>
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