[OSM-talk] [Tagging] fixme -- by a specific date

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Dec 6 20:10:31 UTC 2016


On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:01 PM, Bill Ricker <bill.n1vux at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
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>> Hi,
>>
>> When mapping seasonal closures here in Utah[1] I realized I am still
>> missing a solid way to mark a road as closed for the season and then have
>> some level of confidence that someone will look at it in the spring and
>> 'reopen' it. More generally for someone to map a feature and somehow tag it
>> as needing another look by a certain date.
>>
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> ​Seems to me that seasonal roads should have some sort of seasonal
> availability tag, similar to how a park gate might have dawn-to-dusk
> availability, so that a router (possibly using a Lambertus Garmin map) to
> get the right answer even if the download was not since the latest state
> change. (Yes, there are some parkways through parks that are usable through
> routes in daylight.)
>

This could be really handy.  Also needs some lane tagging as well, since
I'm aware of a street in Tulsa that is very reliably a fairground two
months a year, and thus the associated turn lanes going into it are closed
for two months a year as well.
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