[Talk-us] "toll" related tags appropriate for park entrances?

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Mar 22 09:16:24 UTC 2017


On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 5:18 PM, OSM Volunteer stevea <
steveaOSM at softworkers.com> wrote:

> On Tue Mar 21 21:17:04 UTC 2017 Shawn K. Quinn wrote:
> >On one hand, I can agree withe the principle behind re-purposing of this
> >tag. On the other hand, I can see it being quite possible this is going
> >to throw some routing programs for a loop when "avoid tolls" is selected.
>
> I never thought of that; excellent catch!  This feels like one of those
> times where I as human must simply pay attention to "drive with your brain
> making sense of what's right, rather than letting a GPS/computer/navigation
> system/driverless car software... make the decision.
>

Correct.


> (Heh, heh):  in the event of a driverless car "stuck" with these data, it
> will be more than its routing software that will be looping!
>
> Seriously, this almost feels like a classic case of trying to tag too
> precisely, then the real world simply intervenes with a "screeching halt"
> exception.
>

Driving's NP-complete anyway.  Don't try to map for something that can't be
fully automated.
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