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Tue Aug 28 07:30:28 BST 2012
2012/8/28 André Pirard <A_Pirard at hotmail.com>
> On 2012-08-26 11:41, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote :
> 2012/8/26 Michael Krämer <ohrosm at gmail.com> <ohrosm at gmail.com>:
> How about historic=wayside_shrine? Unfortunately my French is rather
> so I basically could only look at the pictures in the Wikipedia. But this
> looked quite a bit like these "wayside shrines".
> More generally, visit this page<http://translate.google.com/translate_buttons>and follow the instructions to translate any page or text selection.
> And, great, it follows links!!!
Sure, but the automatic translation only gives you the rough content but
mostly misses the finer details.
> Everyone agreeing with my link to Wikipedia's *potale* in the OSM
> definition of wayside_shrine?
Well, given the description I would rather link to
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayside_shrine instead. In fact most
surprisingly there's also http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bildstock.
So after some more digging into the finer details I think "wayside shrine"
is probably not exactly the same as "potale" - at least not in German: A
wayside shrine is something more or less standing freely  while a potale
could also be a niche in another building. But having said so, I find would
find it perfectly reasonable to use historic=wayside_shrine for both. If
this is accepted I just would want to expand the description in the wiki
accordingly to cover both.
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