[talk-au] surface=unsealed in 4wd/dirt road tagging
dbannon at internode.on.net
Sat Jun 29 08:02:59 UTC 2013
Ian, at the time, someone, I am not sure who, preferred 'unsealed'
arguing that unpaved did not mean the same thing. Roads can be sealed in
ways that do not really mean paved.
Personally, I did not care, being more interested in getting it
documented so we all used the same tag. However, now, looking at the
numbers, I have to say that 'unpaved' would be seriously preferable !
So, my vote, change it.
On Sat, 2013-06-29 at 11:18 +1000, Ian Sergeant wrote:
> I know we had some discussion over 4wd/dirt road tagging.
> This ended up in the wiki as a recommendation to use
> I really can't see a significant reason here not to stick with
> When it is so much more likely to used, and therefore so much more
> likely to be rendered, navigated, etc. There are the other surface=*
> tags that can be used if more specific information is available, but
> surface=unsealed is obscure to no benefit IMO.
> If there are no objections, I'll update the wiki.
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