[Tagging] Alternatives to barrier=sliding_gate

Jez Nicholson jez.nicholson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 08:42:04 UTC 2021

Hmmm, personally I thought that swing_gate exists because it is a special
form of traffic control (along with speed bumps, rising bollards, etc.) as
part of the road system. Whereas 'gate' gates are more often access to
private property.

On Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 09:34 Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging, <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> I discovered
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier%3Dsliding_gate
> that appeared recently and seems to me something that would be better
> tagged as barrier=gate + some extra tag
> (also, note that this tag seems to be primarily used by people hired by
> Grab)
> But what extra tag could be used?
> I found
> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/gate%3Atype=rolling
> So what is better?
> barrier=gate + gate:type=rolling
> barrier=sliding_gate
> something else?
> First seems optimal, no need to burden everyone not caring about date
> detail by one more top level tag.
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