[Tagging] looking for native speaker opinion: tidal / tidalflat / tidal flat

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 14:28:32 GMT 2011

Actually, my personal preference is to hyphenate a phrase when it is 
used as an adjective in front of a noun, so 'tidal-flat road' = 'road 
across a tidal flat'. So I guess that would imply tidal-flat_road as an 
OSM tag value!


On 23/11/2011 11:23, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> Beeing the two proponents of tidalflat_path and tidal_road not native
> English speakers we decided to ask here in the international list
> which term is best suited (please only reply if you are a native
> speaker).
> the alternatives are:
> A: tidal (tidal_path, tidal_road)
> B: tidalflat (tidalflat_path, tidalflat_road)
> C: tidal flat (tidal_flat_path, tidal_flat_road)
> thank you,
> Martin
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