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

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 00:06:29 UTC 2021


I would have said that swing_gate & gate are basically two ways of
describing the same thing?

Thanks

Graeme


On Thu, 15 Apr 2021 at 23:49, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Am Do., 15. Apr. 2021 um 09:41 Uhr schrieb Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <
> tagging at openstreetmap.org>:
>
>> I always used barrier=swing_gate only for gates without full vertical
>> coverage like
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Swing_gate.jpg
>>
>>
>
> +1, the main difference to a barrier=gate (which usually also "swings") is
> that the default is permitting (at least physical) access to pedestrians
> and bicycles (just like a liftgate). It is a liftgate that is not lifted.
>
>
> 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
>> ?
>>
>
>
> no, these are barrier=gate
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
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