[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?)
>Currently tagged as a "tunnel", although positioned incorrectly
>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?


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