[Tagging] Mapping area of pedestrian crossing

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Tue May 18 19:09:23 UTC 2021

May 18, 2021, 14:14 by jgh at wizmail.org:

> On 18/05/2021 13:01, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging wrote:
>> I really like
>> area:highway=footway footway=crossing
>> tagging, maybe I switch to this one.
>> (if entire idea of tagging such features is a bad idea then it is the best moment to protest and
>> explain why)
> Apparently routing engines can't handle areas.  Personally, I'd
> have thought that treating then as a fully-connected mesh of
> all entry-points would work; as would a star from the centroid.
> Having to map both a way and the area seems suboptimal.
area:highway is and should be treated as utterly optional,
mapping area:highway areas would remain utterly optional
addition to lines

It wpuld not become necessary or recommended to map them
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