[Talk-GB] Footpaths, bridleways etc

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 15:45:03 BST 2007


On 8/3/07, Nick Whitelegg <nick at hogweed.org> wrote:
>
> Just a quick comment on footpath tagging. Looking at Freemap the majority of
> footpaths and bridleways are coming up in magenta (=permissive) rather than
> red (=right of way). If you can verify on the ground that something is a
> right of way (i.e. there's a signpost or you just know through local
> knowledge) remember to tag the access rights too:
>
> Footpath
>
> foot=yes; highway=footway

Interesting. I thought foot=yes was the implied value, which could be
overwritten with permissive, no etc. But from what you've written, it
seems like you're taking 'highway=footway' to imply 'foot=permissive'.

Cheers,
Andy




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