[Tagging] tagging of "ele" / elevation data e.g. in the context of towers

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Mon Feb 20 14:53:50 GMT 2012

Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 02/20/2012 01:06 PM, LM_1 wrote:
> > As I understand it option a) is correct. If put on a building it
> would
> > mean that the ground level is at this height.
> Should one not then, to avoid misunderstandings, use "ele" only on 
> ground-level features? We can define away on the wiki all we want;
> there 
> will always be people who read "ele" on a building to mean its height.
> Bye
> Frederik

Also, if the building is built into a slope, both the elevation of the ground level and the height of the building above the ground will depend on which specific part of the building you are discussing.

John F. Eldredge --  john at jfeldredge.com
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