[OSM-talk] routing across open spaces

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Mon Dec 6 20:56:08 GMT 2010

On 05/12/2010 22:07, Anthony wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 11:03 AM, Dave F.<davefox at madasafish.com>  wrote:
>> As long as there are external ways connecting  to the area, a router should
>> be able to find the appropriate entrances&  exits by tracking the perimeter.
>> I thought they were already able to do that, but maybe not.
> Surely they can - just treat it like any other way.

>    However, they
> don't treat leisure=park as a routable feature

All routers? All areas?

>   - which, if all they
> know about is the perimeter, is probably a good thing.

Eh? I thought you said you'd "love it" if it cut directly across an area??

They don't have to *follow* the perimeter just use it to find the best 
exit & then join it to the entrance to the area with a straight line.

Are you certain no routers can do that?

Dave F.

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