<br>Yep - knowing the surface condition in Australia can be quite important<br>if you are leaving the city. My TomTom took me a very bad route because<br>it did not know the difference between sealed and unsealed<br><br><div>
<span class="gmail_quote">On 8/7/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Jon Bright</b> <<a href="mailto:jon@siliconcircus.com">jon@siliconcircus.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi,<br><br>Freek wrote:<br>><br>> Of course there's no one "true" meaning of highway=track, but I'd still like<br>> to know what the majority of British mappers would consider a track<br>> (especially public unpaved roads, sometimes hardly accessible for normal
<br>> cars).<br><br>I've been playing around with routing using the osm data.  Speaking from<br>that perspective, I think I'd prefer:<br><br>  - highway=unclassified; surface=unpaved if it's passable by car
<br>  - highway=track; if it's not (or only by suitably built cars)<br><br>Basically, for a normal route using a car, highway=unclassified would<br>then be fair game.  highway=track would not.<br><br>--<br>Jon Bright<br>
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