[Tagging] [OSM-talk] Culvert and average contributor

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 13:42:30 BST 2010

(sorry I replied on the wrong list)

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 1:31 PM, Cartinus <cartinus at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> The seventy people who used the tag did not have a problem with
> understanding
> what they did.
> bridge=culvert is nonsense: A culvert is not a bridge.
Again, I'm not a native english speaker but It seems that "culvert" is also
used to designate a bridge. Some quick searches on internet:

or tunnels:

You always claim the "culver=yes" has been used by 70 people. But we also
have hundreds of dozen "tunnel=yes" on waterways which are probably
My proposal is to change the wiki to tunnel=culvert (then forget the
bridge/ford). At least, this would make live easier for data consumers which
do not really care about the difference between tunnel=yes and culvert=yes
or pipe=yes or sewer=yes but could deal with tunnel=* (if we recommand

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