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[mkgmap-dev] [PATCH] Translate railway=platform

From Marko Mäkelä marko.makela at iki.fi on Mon Jul 27 20:21:34 BST 2009

Hi Clinton,

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 04:30:39PM +0200, Clinton Gladstone wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Marko Mäkelä<marko.makela at iki.fi> wrote:
> > Here is a tested patch for translating railway=platform just like
> > highway=footway.  Please apply it.
> Hi Marko,
> Since a railway platform can be both a way and an area, does it make
> sense to handle this in the same way as pedestrian squares?

That did not occur to me.  Your suggestion sounds very reasonable.

> That means adding an area!=yes directive to the lines file, and a
> similar entry in the polygons file.
> Lines file:
>   railway=platform & area!=yes {add access = no; add foot = yes} [0x16
> road_class=0 road_speed=0 resolution 23]
> Polygons file:
>   railway=platform & area=yes [0x1b resolution 0x17]
> What do you think? I believe that the platforms with area=yes were one
> of the causes of the recent short arc failures (which has since been
> resolved.)

I'm all for it.

Best regards,


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