[Talk-GB] Maxspeed tagging for the UK

Chris Hill osm at raggedred.net
Tue Apr 12 12:30:09 BST 2011

On 12/04/11 09:38, Peter Miller wrote:
> The general conclusion of the discussion above was that where 
> maxspeed=60mph is applied to a single carriageway road there is also a 
> default 'maxspeed:type=GB:unrestricted' (or whatever value is decided 
> on). This default (and the one for 70mph for motorways and 
> dual-carriageways) was including to avoid burdening the mapper with 
> another tag to add in most situations. The only 60 mph signs that need 
> another tag are those rare cases where a single carriageway road does 
> have a numeric speed limit.
You must have been reading a different list to me.

A couple of exchanged discussions about your proposal does *not* 
constitute agreement to me.

I wonder exactly what is the motivation for your juggernaut-like 
progress to adopt your flawed proposal?

Cheers, Chris
user: chillly

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