[OSM-talk] Few questions on highway=track
franc.carter at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 09:24:40 BST 2007
Yep - knowing the surface condition in Australia can be quite important
if you are leaving the city. My TomTom took me a very bad route because
it did not know the difference between sealed and unsealed
On 8/7/07, Jon Bright <jon at siliconcircus.com> wrote:
> Freek wrote:
> > Of course there's no one "true" meaning of highway=track, but I'd still
> > to know what the majority of British mappers would consider a track
> > (especially public unpaved roads, sometimes hardly accessible for normal
> > cars).
> I've been playing around with routing using the osm data. Speaking from
> that perspective, I think I'd prefer:
> - highway=unclassified; surface=unpaved if it's passable by car
> - highway=track; if it's not (or only by suitably built cars)
> Basically, for a normal route using a car, highway=unclassified would
> then be fair game. highway=track would not.
> Jon Bright
> Silicon Circus Ltd.
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