[OSM-talk] Edit war on the wiki "map features"

Robert Vollmert rvollmert-lists at gmx.net
Mon Dec 1 10:45:47 GMT 2008


On Dec 1, 2008, at 11:15, Douglas Furlong wrote:
> If this is an argument in favour of smoothness, then you would run  
> in to exactly the same problem (just not as fine grained).
>
> If a user see's a road as being tagged as "smooth", then they'd  
> think that they could roller blade on it, which apparently they are  
> not allowed to.
>
> Here, we run in to a problem where suitability and permissibility  
> are not going along with each
> other.

Thus, we put permissibility in one key (skate=yes/permissive/no/...),  
physical
suitability in others (surface=*, smoothness=*, steepness=*,  
slippery=yes/no).
And we don't mix them all in one key.

Smoothness is completely independent of access rights. What gave you  
the idea
it wasn't?

Cheers
Robert





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