[OSM-talk] overuse of highway=path

Mario Salvini salvini at t-online.de
Fri Feb 27 11:39:24 GMT 2009


Dave Stubbs schrieb:
> 2009/2/26 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
>   
>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Florian Lohoff <flo at rfc822.org> wrote:
>>     
>>> highway=path is a single track wheres highway=track is a dual track.
>>>
>>>       
>> ???
>>
>> Look at the wiki definition of track:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dtrack
>> nowhere it is said it's a dual track and look the picture which is
>> clearly a single track.
>>     
>
>
> It's clearly a dual track actually.
>
> Single/dual in this context means the number of wheel ruts. 4 wheeled
> vehicles leave 2 parallel marks, 2 wheeled vehicles or people leave a
> single mark.
>
> Dave
>   
lots of footways or cycleways are even wide enought to catch 2 
4-wheeled-vehicles next to each other but they are both still 
"path+attributes" per definition. The indication of being a path has 
nothing to do with the way's width.


--
 Mario




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