[talk-au] 4WD only tags

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 03:22:39 GMT 2012


On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Stephen Hope <slhope at gmail.com> wrote:
> When we first proposed (and started using) the 4wd_only tag, there was a lot
> of pushback from people who complained that it was not a verifiable tag.
> Track type had the same response. We were able to show them that there are
> signs all over Australia that say 4WD only at the start of a road.  I think
> you'll get a lot of reaction trying to add levels of 4WD required where
> there are no signs to point at.  Feel free to advocate it, though, and to
> tag that way. If enough people tag things in a certain way, that's the
> surest way of setting a standard.

So if there is a sign "4WD only", then we tag it 4wd_only=yes, even if
it otherwise it might look like a 2WD road? (That is, the road
authority's assessment trumps our own?)

Steve



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