[Tagging] Are tunnels only below ground? (Was

Randy rwtnospam-newsgp at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 5 00:56:22 GMT 2009


Anthony wrote:

>On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 10:03 AM, Anthony 
><osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>>On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 6:22 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer
>><dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>2009/11/4 Richard Bullock <rb357 at cantab.net>
>>>>
>>>>A passageway through a building (but, say, without being inside that
>>>>building) is, to all intents and purposes, a tunnel.
>>>
>>>a passageway through a building that is not inside that building will be
>>>hard to find. (how do you define: is not inside?)
>>
>>http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&q=mosi+tampa&fb=1&gl=us&hq=mosi&hnear=tampa&cid=0,0,4145233176872570172&ei=kpbxSpL3BtTY8Aa95d2MCQ&ved=0CA0QnwIwAA&ll=28.054341,-82.404791&spn=0,359.981289&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=28.054341,-82.404885&panoid=utISmaJ6ph__dBBezFDBpQ&cbp=12,185.93,,0,0.05
>>
>
>Currently tagged as a "tunnel", although positioned incorrectly
>(http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=28.05335&lon=-82.404758&zoom=18&layers=B000FTF).
>
>Which is fine, as long as the definition of tunnel is changed.  The
>definition needs to be changed, because I don't want my routing device
>to tell me to "make a right and go through the tunnel".  And I don't
>want dotted lines when these passages are rendered - because if I look
>at that I'm going to expect something that goes underground, and I'm
>going to be confused when there's no tunnel, but just a building which
>was built over top of a road.

>From the picture, it appears that where the road is covered by the 
building there is actually a pedestrian way and doors into the building 
from the highway. If that's the case, then it is clearly not a tunnel, be 
it above or below ground.

How would you like to see something like that rendered besides dashed. Oh, 
you said not dotted. Is dashed OK?

-- 
Randy





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