[Tagging] Snowshed voting

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 20:52:28 GMT 2010


Agreed,
man_made=snowshed would work for this railway covering.

I would perfer that over covered=snowshed as 'covered' should really
stay as a 'yes/no' variable. imo.
Sam

On 3/16/10, Randy <rwtnospam-newsgp at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Andreas Labres wrote:
>
>>On 15.03.10 16:42, Sam Vekemans wrote:
>>>The proposal of
>>>http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/snowshed
>>
>>Do you mean an avalanche gallery (German "Lawinengalerie", something
>>like http://images.google.com/images?q=Lawinengalerie), a technical
>>structure that protects from avalanches, rockfall and/or mudflow? This
>>probably should be tagged something like covered=yes.
>>
>>/al
>
> One suggestion made in the vote/discussion, to which I concur, is to tag
> the highway as covered=yes, and include a polygon structure, tagged as
> man_made=snowshed, similar to the manner one might tag a way or area
> covered by a building. This is appropriate, since the snowshed is a
> visible, above ground, structure (at least during warmer times of the year).
>
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> Randy
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