[OSM-talk] Too subjective & problematic Re: no-go-areas

Snusmumriken snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com
Sun Jan 12 19:29:20 UTC 2020

On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 18:46 +0100, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> > I understand that it would politically sensitive, but from a data-
> > model 
> > point of view it doesn't really differ from postcode areas (under
> > the
> > assumption that there's an authority that designates some areas as
> > high-risk areas)
> There is a single authority assigning
> postal codes.
> With high-risk areas you may have different
> organizations with competing opinions.
> Also, in general people are not disputing postal codes.
> In case of officially designed dangerous zones
> situation is going to be different.

Well, wasn't that the assumption I put forward in my previous e-mail?

In Sweden, Swedish police lists 60 areas as what they call Vulnerable
areas, subdivided into three groups based upon severity. Here's a
wikipage about it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulnerable_area

And here's an official report by the Swedish police (in Swedish)

In everyday speech these are often called no-go zones

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