[Talk-us] Gated communities - access=private or destination?

Dale Puch dale.puch at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 04:59:40 BST 2012

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:access does not seem to
differentiate very well.  They effectively seem the same, other than
destination might refer to specific objects inside of private access areas.
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Key:access#Gated_Communities ...
Note really any help other than what a few others did.

Perhaps start with better definitions and examples of such, then decide the

Dale Puch

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 1:10 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> In the U.S., a gated residential community usually allows anyone in who
> has a legitimate reason to be there (e.g. visiting a friend, delivering a
> package, repairing a TV). It seems that this fits access=destination as
> well as private. Would it be reasonable to tag it as such, and leave
> access=private for secondary entrances that lack a guard and can only be
> opened by residents?
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