[Talk-GB] How do I tag this cyckeway?
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Thu Aug 16 14:17:30 BST 2007
On 16/08/07, Rik van der Helm <rik at the-quickest.com> wrote:
> Primary reaction: you tag cycleway by not focussing on 'cycleway'.
> > I have a cycleway in Dumfries which is signed as part of
> > 1. NCN7
> > 2. KM Trail - celebrating a local chap Kirkpatrick Macmillan who caused all
> > the trouble by inventing the bicycle
> > 3. CTC Glenkiln Loop
> More info please !
> > 4. Byway - one of the National Byway routes
> I presume this is a linked route like the ncn ?
> > And it, in places, is along a long established walkway - a favourite of
> > Robert Burns and shown on local signs as Burns Walk.
> > I suppose it is really a question for Andy Allan and his superb cycle map
> > but I am sure others must have come across similar things.
> Very nice illustration why the 'highway-family' is not fitted for
> tagging pathes and minor roads. Several osm-ers started thoughts on an
> alternative tagging schema which imho is supporting a better and more
> clearly defined taggingsystem for minor roads/pathes.
> My own suggestion is:
> whateverkey=road/track/path/trail (>4m/<4m/<2m/<1m)
> and if you like to gather info on the pavement, also:
Hmmm.. seems like you're twisting the problem to fit a different
problem to me :-)
has a basic equivalence but using the existing tags.
Please don't take this to mean I think the current tagging is perfect,
or anywhere near.
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