[OSM-talk] Pedestrian crossings and barriers

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Wed Aug 1 17:43:46 BST 2007


Andy Allan wrote:
> crossing=toucan is no less international-unfriendly than
> highway=motorway, but everyone gets along fine without autobahn,
> autoroute, freeway etc.

Umm, actually it is a lot less international-friendly.  Motorway at
least gives a clue as to what it is.  crossing=toucan sounds to me like
a place where a certain species of bird is likely to cross (similar to
how "deer crossing", "frog crossing", "duck crossing" is often marked
around here).

-Alex Mauer "hawke"

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