[Talk-GB] Gates open/closed by default

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Fri Jul 26 09:46:52 UTC 2019

I'd like to distinguish between two kinds of gate on private roads:

- those where the gate is closed by default (eg automatic closing)
- those where the gate is open by default (the gate exists, but is
rarely if ever closed)

Currently I'm marking both as barrier=gate & access=private, but I
can't see an obvoius way to mark the open/closed by default aspect.
One thought was to use access=permissive on those that are open (with
the highway still access=private).

Any suggestions?

PS, I do want to mark the gate on the map even if it is always open

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