[Talk-GB] When is a hedge a wood?

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Mon Aug 27 14:41:56 UTC 2018


On Mon, 2018-08-27 at 15:29 +0100, Martin Wynne wrote:
> > > What you can't do is have landuse=highway, which would otherwise
> > > be
> > > the most logical way to deal with such areas.
> > > 
> > 
> > Why not? I agree it is the most logical way of treating these
> > areas.
> > 
> > Phil (trigpoint)
> 
> Hi Phil,
> 
> I was told on one of the forums that it was forbidden, because it 
> affects routing apps, satnavs, etc.
> 
> You can have "highway" on the left of an = sign, but not on the
> right.
> 
> i.e. it can be a keyword but not a value.
> 
> The logic of that is as clear as mud to me.
> 
Certainly as clear as mud, a router will should only look on the left
side. How is that any different to landuse=railway?

Phil (trigpoint)



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