[Talk-GB] Front paths

Robert Hanwell robert at mailsent.co.uk
Tue Dec 29 17:57:48 UTC 2020


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>Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 15:52:25 +0000
>From: Jez Nicholson <jez.nicholson at gmail.com>
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>Subject: [Talk-GB] Front paths
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>I've been getting a bit carried away with micromapping houses in my
>vicinity, plotting garden walls, sheds, front walls, gates, front
>doors,
>and front paths.
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>Question: what would you tag a front path as? highway=footpath?
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>Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 15:58:35 +0000
>From: Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk>
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>On Tue, 2020-12-29 at 15:52 +0000, Jez Nicholson wrote:
>> I've been getting a bit carried away with micromapping houses in my
>> vicinity, plotting garden walls, sheds, front walls, gates, front
>> doors, and front paths.
>> 
>> Question: what would you tag a front path as? highway=footpath
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>Hi Jez
>Footway surely?
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>Phil (trigpoint)
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>Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 17:06:44 +0100
>From: Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl>
>To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Front paths
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>On 2020-12-29 16:52, Jez Nicholson wrote:
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>> I've been getting a bit carried away with micromapping houses in my
>vicinity, plotting garden walls, sheds, front walls, gates, front
>doors, and front paths. 
>> 
>> Question: what would you tag a front path as? highway=footpath?
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>Duck test it. Most of them look like, and work like, footpaths to me. 
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>Access tagging is more problematic however, as the recent discussion
>about service=driveway has shown. Although it is private property, it
>is
>considered accessible to those with a legitimate interest, e.g.
>deliveries, emergency services, "I have broken down, can I use your
>phone"... By "accessible" I mean that you can't actually sue them for
>walking down your front path to your door and ringing the bell.
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>Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 16:07:50 +0000 (UTC)
>From: Peter Neale <nealepb at yahoo.co.uk>
>To: Talk-GB <talk-gb at openstreetmap.org>,  Jez Nicholson
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>I assume 
>"highway=footway"  (Note "footway", not
>"footpath")https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dfootway
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>"access=destination"https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:access
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>...or is it not that easy?
>Regards,Peter
>On Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 15:57:07 GMT, Jez Nicholson
><jez.nicholson at gmail.com> wrote:  
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>I've been getting a bit carried away with micromapping houses in my
>vicinity, plotting garden walls, sheds, front walls, gates, front
>doors, and front paths.
>Question: what would you tag a front path as?
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>Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 16:14:05 +0000 (UTC)
>From: Peter Neale <nealepb at yahoo.co.uk>
>To: "talk-gb at openstreetmap.org" <talk-gb at openstreetmap.org>,  Philip
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>Usage, according to TagInfo:
>"highway=footway"  13,381,974"highway=footpath"              160
>I think "highway-footway" wins!
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>Regards,Peter 
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>On Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 16:01:35 GMT, Philip Barnes
><phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:  
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> On Tue, 2020-12-29 at 15:52 +0000, Jez Nicholson wrote:
>> I've been getting a bit carried away with micromapping houses in my
>> vicinity, plotting garden walls, sheds, front walls, gates, front
>> doors, and front paths.
>> 
>> Question: what would you tag a front path as? highway=footpath
>
>Hi Jez
>Footway surely?
>
>Phil (trigpoint)
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>Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 17:15:28 +0100 (CET)
>From: Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
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>Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Front paths
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>No, highway=footway
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>Typically with access=private
>(certainly for part within fenced/walled private residential areas).
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>Dec 29, 2020, 16:52 by jez.nicholson at gmail.com:
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>> I've been getting a bit carried away with micromapping houses in my
>vicinity, plotting garden walls, sheds, front walls, gates, front
>doors, and front paths.
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>> Question: what would you tag a front path as? highway=footpath?
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