[talk-au] Shared driveways
me at diacritic.xyz
Fri Sep 24 01:50:25 UTC 2021
While I understand your reasoning about naming the driveways, but I
don't believe it is a good idea.
It isn't really the name of the roadway. By analogy, a sign saying
"Entrance" at a hotel wouldn't make name of the driveway "Entrance". A
numbered letter box next to a driveway is an entrance sign in a
Perhaps a relation with type 'entrance' would be the most appropriate
way to capture this connection from street->building?
On 2021-09-24 00:02, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Sept 2021 at 09:40, <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>> I see that you have named the driveways. How does this sit with
> I don't "think" it goes against the grain of anything listed there?
> No, driveways aren't (usually) signposted, but there will usually be a
> mail box beside them saying "32" - is that good enough to use as a
> street sign?
> As mentioned, I did it that way to help people find the property - if
> there's overwhelming objection to it, I'll stop!
>>> On Thu, 23 Sept 2021 at 20:17, Tom Brennan <website at ozultimate.com>
>>>> Graeme - are you saying that you are tagging them all the same? Just
>>>> separate ways?
>>> Here's one that I did recently:
>>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/-28.07919/153.23456, which was
>>> apparently a single property that was sub-divided.
>>> (Notes: I've just repositioned 32b's driveway as new imagery shows it
>>> further over to the side, & 32d could have it's own short stub, but
>>> not visible)
>>> Anybody (particularly Emergency Services!) can see that to get to 32
>>> you go
>>> down here, & B is over there, C down that way, D right beside the
>>> road & A
>>> is right up the end.
>>> "32" is a service=driveway (+ access=private) from the road in to the
>>> A / C
>>> junction, & each of the other three are exactly the same from 32 to
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