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[mkgmap-dev] Turn restriction for highway=motorway[_link]

From Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com on Tue Aug 10 21:02:11 BST 2010

  On 09/08/2010 05:56, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 07:03:33PM +0100, Dermot McNally wrote:
>> On 8 August 2010 17:41, Marko Mäkelä<marko.makela at iki.fi>  wrote:
>>> shoulders) but the only choice in the area. I believe that the
>>> default style (correctly) does add bicycle=no to highway=trunk. When
>>> I get
>> If this is so, then the default should be changed. The fact that
>> various countries have overloaded trunk for their own usage is not a
>> reason to force everybody else to add redundant tags to thousands of km
>> of road.
> I think that it has to be done on a case-by-case basis. If there is a
> lesser road nearby, then the default (bicycle=no) is OK. If there is no
> other practical choice or there is only light traffic on the road

Sorry Marko, but I think you're wrong. bicycle=* should be used to 
indicate the *allowabilty* (based on law) of bicycles to travel down a 
way _not_ the *ability* of it.
Whether your able to is subjective based on many factors such as surface 
conditions, usage etc.

Dave F.

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