Re: [Tagging] OHV greater than 50 inches (wide)

2020-09-02 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On Tue, 1 Sep 2020 at 21:33, Mike Thompson wrote: > In specifying access constraints for the roads it manages, the US Forest > service makes a distinction between ATVs, highway vehicles, and "OHVs > 50"." > The first two categories correspond to the tags motorcar=* and atv=* I think, > but I

Re: [Tagging] Addresses with PO Box, and other delivery type addresses.

2020-03-19 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On Thu, 19 Mar 2020 at 14:43, Tobias Wrede wrote: > Isn't the addr:* scheme used to describe the physical address of a > location/building/amentiy/etc.? > > PO Boxes, privat bags etc. are addresses where mail for someone residing at > said location is delivered to. > > As addr:* I would always

Re: [Tagging] Public refrigerators

2020-02-25 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On Tue, 25 Feb 2020 at 15:47, Markus wrote: > I've noticed that recycling:food= has been added [1] to > amenity=recycling wiki page with the meaning "community fridge [2] to > help reduce food waste". > > [1]: >

Re: [Tagging] Deprecating of leisure=common and leisure=village_green

2017-12-01 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 30 November 2017 at 22:45, Daniel Koć wrote: > While making some cleaning in osm-carto we have found that leisure=common > and leisure=village_green are probably not clear enough to show them any > more. They both have deep roots in British law and history and are > frequently

Re: [Tagging] A place where letters & parcels are sent to be sorted so they can be delivered?

2017-02-23 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 22 February 2017 at 19:56, Dave F wrote: > A place where letters & parcels are sent to be sorted so they can then be > delivered? > > In the Britain I think they'd normally be called a sorting office. but > there's only 21 & 2 for postal_sorting_office from tag

Re: [Tagging] Subject: Feature Proposal - RFC - highway=social_path

2016-06-15 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 15 June 2016 at 13:10, John Willis wrote: > Why isn't having a footway=trail subtag (or something) seen as a much more > reliable solution? Perhaps more of an aside, but it may explain some people's reluctance / confusion with highway=trail: As a native British English

Re: [Tagging] Tagging village sign

2015-05-08 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 7 May 2015 at 23:11, pmailkeey . pmailk...@googlemail.com wrote: Tips on tagging a village sign please. Village sign: an ornate sign located fairly central to the village - such as on the village green. There are lots of these signs near where I live. See

Re: [Tagging] Change in rendering in Mapnik of Nature Reserves.

2014-07-24 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 24 July 2014 00:10, Dave F. dave...@madasafish.com wrote: Thanks for pointing that out to me. As I said, I personally had no problem with 'NR' but I'd be OK with it's removal is there was some king of infill. ATM there is none it looks virtually invisible. I'm not sure if this is in the

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - bicycle=use_cycleway

2013-11-14 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 14 November 2013 09:13, Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdre...@gmail.com wrote: I don't see why you can't tag the roads you're talking about with bicycle=no (or maybe something like bicycle=restricted for the cases where more significant use is allowed) and then add a second tag along the lines

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - bicycle=use_cycleway

2013-11-13 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 12 November 2013 18:16, Pee Wee piewi...@gmail.com wrote: Together with user Masimaster I've made a proposal for a new tag to improve bicycle routing. I think (and hope) the wiki is clear enough but I’ll say a few words about this new tag. The tag is introduced to separate 2 kinds of roads

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - bicycle=use_cycleway

2013-11-13 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 13 November 2013 23:06, Matthijs Melissen i...@matthijsmelissen.nl wrote: In the Netherlands, segways, rollerblades, and skateboards are allowed on bike paths. In Austria, segways and rollerblades are allowed on bike paths, but skateboards are not. In Germany, segways are allowed on bike

Re: [Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

2013-10-15 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 14 October 2013 16:35, Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdre...@gmail.com wrote: 2013/10/14 Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxf...@gmail.com bicycle=no on the entry/exit node should suffice for routing +1, for routing that should be sufficient, but not for mapping ;-) If they are explicitly

Re: [Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

2013-10-11 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 10 October 2013 15:28, fly lowfligh...@googlemail.com wrote: +1 for a separate tag and deprecating bicycle=dismount To make the case for this clearer, consider the following. There are four combinations of access for bicycles and cyclists, depending on whether you are allowed to cycle and/or

Re: [Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

2013-10-09 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 7 October 2013 17:09, fly lowfligh...@googlemail.com wrote: I wonder if it is useful to tag bicycle=dismount on ways. At least in Germany there is no official traffic sign despite of the existence of some. I don't think the issue here is really whether there is a need within instances of

Re: [Tagging] Power tower and pole usefulness

2013-09-22 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 22 September 2013 15:34, Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdre...@gmail.com wrote: I wouldn't tag them as man_made=tower Me neither. The typical large metal framework structures for carrying high-voltage electricity cables would be unlikely to be called towers in normal British English language

Re: [Tagging] Proposal for new tag: landuse=plot

2013-09-18 Thread Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
On 18 September 2013 18:44, Jonathan Bennett jonobenn...@gmail.com wrote: We already tag the whole site as landuse=allotments and we just need to mark individual plots with allotment[s]=plot(*). This makes it clear it's an allotment plot we're talking about, not anything else. Each plot will