[Tagging] kerb=regular vs. raised

Oliver Simmons oliversimmo at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 00:30:46 UTC 2020


Agreed that is beyond being a curb, it is a wall of sorts.
For it to be a curb in my opinion, it should be passable by a fit
(non-disabled) person easily,
Once it becomes too tall to pass it is a wall

On Thu, 30 Jul 2020, 01:17 Jarek Piórkowski, <jarek at piorkowski.ca> wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Jul 2020 at 19:46, Martin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 30. Jul 2020, at 00:03, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
> wrote:
> >> The wiki has a raised kerb as any kerb greater than 3cm in height. Your
> definition of a regular kerb is one greater than or equal to 10cm
> >
> > when reading the term raised kerb I’d rather think about something like
> 25-40cm, while 4 cm surely wouldn’t be considered “raised”
>
> You have to consider the purpose of the tag. To a wheelchair user,
> there might not be a lot of practical difference between 25 and 10 cm,
> because both are impassable.
>
> > I agree that introducing regular kerbs would only make sense if the
> raised kerb would change its definition (or be deprecated).
> >
> > eg this is pretty raised
> >
> http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/07/29/article-2380778-1B0CC26E000005DC-458_634x386.jpg
>
> I would suggest that's a low retaining wall
>
> --Jarek
>
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