[OSM-talk] Deprecation/move of incorrect tags

Stefan Baebler stefan at baebler.net
Tue Jul 17 07:48:11 BST 2007

Alex Mauer wrote:
> Matthias Julius wrote:
>> Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> writes:
>>> Also, if route is restricted to non-physical things, "ski" needs to be
>>> removed from that list -- and there's currently no suitable replacement.
>> You can tag it
>> highway=footway
>> foot=no
>> route=ski
> That falls under "ugly hack", and is at best a workaround.  It doesn't
> solve the problem raised, that there's no way to tag a generic or
> shared-use path, particularly one that's not a legally a UK highway.

>> Maybe we also need a ski=yes tag.
> Probably.
So that it can be used on highway=motorway? :)

And don't forget
to indicate that skiing is only possible in the downhill direction or 
when mapping a one way cross country skiing piste or water skiing "ski 

Skiing area maps are often lacking direction arrows, which makes them 
hard to read. Skiing resorts then resort to some sort of skewed 3d 
panoramic maps to show all the lifts at once, even if they physically 
can't be seen all at once, eg: http://www.rtc-krvavec.si/img/wpanorama.jpg


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