[talk-ch] Draft changes for the hiking network wiki page
r.terrettaz at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 13:59:40 CEST 2021
I've tried to create a hiking route using the information in the document.
I have 3 questions:
- Should I create 2 relationships between each signpost? One in one
direction, and a second by reversing the from and the to?
- Is it possible to add to the relation the time indicated on the guidpost?
It would be very useful data to show on a hiking map. But the "duration"
tag should not be used for this (ref.
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:route). Did you know of
another tag that might be suitable (assuming that the times will not be the
same depending on the direction of the path).
- Do you Knowles if it’s possible to use data of the « www.yway.ch »
website? Has anyone already contacted the administrator?
Thank you !
Le dim. 19 sept. 2021 à 15:02, René Buffat <buffat at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Dear All
> Since after the online meeting a while ago I tried to formulate a draft
> based on the discussions on the mailing list / the meeting. Due to lack of
> time and energy, this took unfortunately a lot longer than I initially
> The current draft can be found here
> Unfortunately, I can't send the PDF version (for people that do not want
> to access a google server) to the mailing list, as it is too big. But I'm
> open to suggestions for alternatives.
> If you like, please create comments directly in the document or reply to
> this email when you have feedback. The idea would be to collect all
> discussion points at the bottom of the document and mark the discussed
> parts of the document with comments.
> When writing the draft, I had the following thoughts:
> - It would be could to include some background information about the
> Swiss hiking network as this could give some context for the rest of the
> document and might facilitate discussions about the topic.
> - There are different opinions on what level of detail the hiking
> network should be mapped. It is thus important to clearly state a minimal
> goal but also allow some flexibility.
> - Changes to the wiki page should not contradict existing mapped
> relations, except there are good reasons for it (such as e.g. the issue
> with using name tags for relations that clash with nominatim)
> - Figures are sometimes better to explain things than text.
> - For some regions, open datasets exist that contain the hiking
> network but no information about guideposts. These datasets should be
> lg rene
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