[Tagging] Is barrier=swing_gate also for gates with full vertical coverage?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 08:38:22 UTC 2021

On 15/4/21 5:37 pm, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging wrote:
> I always used barrier=swing_gate only for gates without full vertical
> coverage like
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Swing_gate.jpg
> Is it also supposed to be used for gates like
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lovely_gates_near_Hollinshead_Swing_Bridge_-_geograph.org.uk_-_844479.jpg
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gate_ajar.jpg
> ?
> Going by name nothing seems really opposing it, but
> OSM Carto and Vespucci icons seemed to suggest that it
> was intended for gates formed by a single beam + its supporting structure.
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier=swing%20gate 
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier=swing%20gate?uselang=en>
> advocates using both

barrier=gate looks to be what you are mapping...


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