[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - hiking_trail_relation_roles

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 22:17:12 UTC 2020

On 6/3/20 1:27 am, Peter Elderson wrote:
> Do you know trails with detached sections? We have some in Nederland, 
> on the islands. Doesn't fit in the proposed role scheme, I think.

How would you get to these 'detached sections"?

If by ferry, would not the ferry trip form part of the route?

> Vr gr Peter Elderson
> Op wo 4 mrt. 2020 om 23:09 schreef Kevin Kenny 
> <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com <mailto:kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com>>:
>     On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 4:02 PM Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com
>     <mailto:pelderson at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > Maybe someone could try basic roletagging of ways. I will not do
>     that, because it would take much more time, maintenance and
>     tooling. I don't foresee mappers in Nederland to do it that way,
>     but in other countries putting everything in one big relation is
>     more common.
>     And here in the US, loops and spurs/branches are either really minor,
>     or given their own identity. (Even the long alternative to the Long
>     Path that I discussed is not considered to be "the Long Path", it's
>     "an acceptable alternative recommended to thru-hikers to avoid the
>     Orange County road walk, and for which full credit will be given
>     toward the patch." I wouldn't put it in the relation.)
>     I've managed the relations for two longish trails, and I don't really
>     have much use for these features on either one. I don't object to the
>     proposal, but I really don't have worked examples to contribute!  (For
>     one of those trails, "everything in one big relation" was "a
>     super-relation containing eleven smaller relations, one per county",
>     but that's as complicated as it got.)
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