[Tagging] Reviving the path discussion - the increasing, importance of trails in OSM

Alan Mackie aamackie at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 11:13:18 UTC 2020

On Mon, 8 Jun 2020 at 01:27, Jarek PiĆ³rkowski <jarek at piorkowski.ca> wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Jun 2020 at 19:17, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As for tagging 'dangerous areas' .. areas that pose danger such as some
> favelas cannot be tagged in OSM. I see the same logic applied to dangerous
> areas caused by wildlife.
> Big difficulty in defining where to place cut-off for dangerous and
> when an area is dangerous... Ultimately most of the world has some
> dangerous wildlife. If very unlucky you could be gored by a boar
> within city limits of Berlin. Bears are semi-regularly found in some
> suburbs of Vancouver. Where would you draw the line?
Signs are often posted for dangerous wildlife or trail conditions. I think
the signs themselves would be more than welcome in OSM.

I don't know how this would be incorporated into a wider "area" type
structure though. I imagine the boundaries of these areas are quite
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