[OSM-talk] Private roads

Stephen Gower socks-openstreetmap.org at earth.li
Thu Jul 12 10:59:40 BST 2007


On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 09:35:10AM +0100, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> 
> One option would be not to render private roads at all, so a user can be 
> presented with a map of routes they know they can go along (useful in the 
> countryside), though having said that, I guess they would be useful for 
> navigation. 

  Exactly the latter.  When your navigator says "take the third road
  on the right", you don't want to have to work out if that's the
  third public road, or the third of the similar looking (only one
  has a small sign, facing the wrong way, saying "Private Road")
  junctions you pass.

  s




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