[Talk-us] Thoughts on tagging a line of trees?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Sat Oct 17 21:08:28 BST 2009


According to the wiki, barriers are "Not only impediments to a given
"way", but also to free movements such as a walk (not following a
path) in the countryside."

barrier=hedge presumably implies foot=no, which is why I suggested
maybe adding foot=yes if this was not the case.

On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Shaun McDonald
<shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk> wrote:
> Um you would then have a highway=footway crossing the barrier. You can
> _only_ route where there is a way. Barriers are not routable.
>
> Shaun
>
> On 17 Oct 2009, at 15:28, Anthony wrote:
>
>> When there's room to walk between the trees (and the "barrier" is only
>> a barrier to non-foot-traffic).
>>
>> From the aerial, it's not clear whether or not that's the case.
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Shaun McDonald
>> <shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk> wrote:
>>>
>>> When would that be appropriate? A link to a photo would be useful.
>>>
>>> Shaun
>>>
>>> On 17 Oct 2009, at 14:51, Anthony wrote:
>>>
>>>> Along with foot=yes if appropriate?
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 4:21 AM, Shaun McDonald
>>>> <shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> barrier=hedge is what I would use.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier%3Dhedge
>>>>>
>>>>> Shaun
>>>>>
>>>>> On 17 Oct 2009, at 08:50, David ``Smith'' wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Does anyone have a suggestion on mapping/tagging the lines of trees
>>>>>> that tend to be found along rural property lines?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Example:
>>>>>> <http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=s&lat=39.837378&lon=-83.218955&zoom=17>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> They don't quite fit the wiki description for barrier=hedge, and
>>>>>> making a long, thin, closed polygon of natural=wood doesn't seem right
>>>>>> either.  I think there should be a way to tag this as a simple linear
>>>>>> feature.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As actually mapping these things is a low priority for me (and
>>>>>> probably most of you) this is mostly a hypothetical discussion.  But
>>>>>> it would be nice to know of an established way to do this.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> David "Smith"
>>>>>> a.k.a. Vid the Kid
>>>>>> a.k.a. Bír'd'in
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Does this font make me look fat?
>>>>>>
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