[mkgmap-dev] Possible maxspeed patchFrom MarkS OSM at redcake.co.uk on Fri Aug 28 10:05:46 BST 2009
WessexMario wrote: > With this maxspeed debate, aren't we confusing two different data items.? > > maxspeed is defined as the legal speed limit, but the speed we are > discussing here is an average transit speed for routing purposes. > > The 'real' maxspeed would be useful in applications like excessive speed > warning, or notification of changes to the limit while in transit, even > (on the future) as a physical limit for automated vehicles; as the > average transit speed is a different value and is what is needed for routing > > Shouldn't a separate data item (eg "routingspeed") be used, leaving > maxspeed for what it is, the legal limit? Agreed. I suggested early that perhaps this option would be better labelled "speed" rather than "maxspeed". However, routingspeed is probably more specfic and might be even better.
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