[OSM-talk] Pedestrian crossings and barriers

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Fri Aug 3 10:08:16 BST 2007

On 02/08/2007 23:07, Dave Stubbs wrote:
>> And if it's absolutely necessary that you use animals and candy to refer
>> to your crossings, please at least follow Frederick Ramm's suggestion
>> and indicate that they're UK-specific by doing either uk:crossing=zebra
>> (etc) or crossing=uk:zebra.
> If it's UK specific then the chances are that the tag will mainly be
> used within the UK.
> As such I really don't think you have much to worry about.

The problem is that these things *aren't* unique to the UK, only the 
colloquial names, so we end up with multiple names and tagging schemes 
for essentially the same thing.

I know many of you don't think that's a problem, but you also all know 
that I do think that's a problem.


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