[Talk-us] access=destination vs access=private

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Sat Sep 10 05:23:16 BST 2011


On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-09-10 at 00:02 -0400, Anthony wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:55 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org>
> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 2011-09-09 at 23:25 -0400, Anthony wrote:
>> >> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM, PJ Houser
>> >> <stephanie.jean.houser at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > Do you think it makes more sense to tag the apartment complexes
> as
>> >> > access=destination or access=private?
>> >>
>> >> Shouldn't they generally be access=permissive?
>> >
>> > At least in the states I've been in, in general it seems to be in a
>> > commercial setting, it would be.  In residential settings, these
> ways
>> > tend to be closed to everyone except visitors/clients of residents
>> > (couriers, plumbers, pizza delivery, garbage removal, etc) that have
>> > have been invited in, and trespassing charges can be pressed against
>> > everyone else.
>>
>> Without warning?  Where in the US can you be charged with trespass
>> without any warning (no sign, no fence, no marked trees, no building,
>> no verbal warning)?
>
> It's pretty rare for those things not to exist, visibly on the aerial
> imagery even (given the commonality of fences), and it not being signed
> in urban areas is rare.

Ah, okay.  Yeah, if there's a sign or a fence/gate, access=private is
probably the way to go.



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