We now have 1 country with 2 differing default values, depending on the region you happen to be in. A bit annoying. We'll probably need to tag all of them explicitely with maxspeed values. OTOH, we were already doing that anyway.
Polyglot 2016-10-05 11:00 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdre...@gmail.com>: > > 2016-10-05 3:35 GMT+02:00 André Pirard <a.pirard.pa...@gmail.com>: > >> I don't think that default values like maxspeed=*, driving_side=*, or >> even oneway=no should be tagged on highways. >> Most roads (in Belgium and in the world) don't contain any, BTW, and it >> makes no sense using a few. >> A default values specification should be used instead. >> Those tags should be contained in the highest level administrative >> boundary relation or equivalent in which they apply. >> maxspeed=70 should apply to Flanders and maxspeed=90 to Wallonia. >> > > > what you propose is not working, because speed limits are about roads, not > administrative entities. You have to know the context (rural/urban inside > settlement according to traffic law, etc.) in order to assign a maxspeed, > and the only way we currently use to understand which context applies are > the source:maxspeed values. It is very simple, doesn't require > preprocessing, can be applied by everyone without looking for and > downloading surrounding administrative polygons, and is also quite > reliable. Why would we give this up? > > Cheers, > Martin > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > >
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