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

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Mon Aug 27 15:19:12 UTC 2018

On Mon, 2018-08-27 at 15:52 +0100, Martin Wynne wrote:
> > 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)
> Hi Phil,
> For railways you can have landuse=railway_corridor for sidings and
> other 
> wide areas inside the railway's boundary fence. But there doesn't
> seem 
> to be a corresponding highway_corridor available.
Landuse=highway does have some usage, and certainly the term forbidden
does not exist in OSM.

There is no such thing as available, if you think a new tag is needed
then you can use it.

The tag has existed on the A55 for some years, so I think if was
causing problems for routers we would have noticed by now.

There is certainly an ongoing proposal 

There seems to be some confusion, no doubt due to American usage, but
the concept does make perfect sense to me. It certainly does not say

Phil (trigpoint)

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