[Tagging] default surface was: RFC 2 - addr:interval

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 3 20:57:54 UTC 2021

Jan 3, 2021, 21:01 by tagging at openstreetmap.org:

> Some tags give a default value (for example, with no surface tag it is assumed to be paved).
Nope, that is not always a reasonable assumption.

For example highway=track tracktype=grade5

On the other hand highway=motorway is safe to assume as paved

Data consumer is also allowed to not guess at all and handle "missing data"
as a special case.

See also https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:surface#Default_values
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