[OSM-talk] Speed tagging

John McKerrell john at mckerrell.net
Sat Aug 4 09:45:17 BST 2007

On 4 Aug 2007, at 00:03, Alex Mauer wrote:

> Jon Bright wrote:
>> 1. I've just been entering numbers here ("60"), but I've seen some
>> entries that are including units ("60km/h").  Is there any general
>> consensus on which of these is right?
> If the speed is specified to be in kph, then units should not be used.
> However, this does lead to awkwardness when conversion gives the
> appearance of excessive precision (US: 65mph -> SI:104.60736kph).  For
> this reason it may be better to include a unit.


I'm sure I saw a proposal along these lines but can't find it now.

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