The theory of boundary regularity for p-harmonic functions is extended to unbounded open sets in complete metric spaces with a doubling measure supporting a p-Poincaré inequality, 1 < p < ∞. The barrier classification of regular boundary points is established, and it is shown that regularity is a local property of the boundary. We also obtain boundary regularity results for solutions of the obstacle problem on open sets, and characterize regularity further in several other ways.
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