[OSM-talk] "Incorrect speed limit" anonymous notes - who is behind that?

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Jul 29 12:14:40 UTC 2014

On 29 Jul 2014, at 13:07, Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2014-07-29 13:39 GMT+02:00 Peter Wendorff <wendorff at uni-paderborn.de>:
> Hi Shaun,
> if I understand these maps correctly, they show streets without a
> maxspeed tag, but not msising maxspeed restrictions under the assumption
> of a national default or something like that (although it seems not so
> show any "missing maxspeed" in Germany, so there might be something like
> that applied).
> There is consensus to tag roads with implied maxspeed with tags like "maxspeed=50 + source:maxspeed=de:urban". So all roads should have maxspeed tags.

In Britain we’ve moved to using the maxspeed:type tag instead of source:maxspeed, thus leaving source:maxspeed for how you found out the maxspeed:type. e.g. was it a sign, survey, or local knowledge?


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