[Tagging] Amenity swimming_pool (was Amenity parking)

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Fri Jan 13 15:57:13 GMT 2012


Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/13/2012 7:34 AM, Michael Krämer wrote:
> >> If you'd read what I was replying to, you'd see that I don't think
> >> access=permit would be a valid change.
> >   Well, I in fact I did - being a non-native speaker I tried to
> answer
> > the question you've asked.
> 
> What I asked is whether non-English speakers think permissive relates
> to 
> needing a permit because they're more familiar with 'permit' than 
> 'permission'.
> 


Speaking as a native English-speaker, "permit" (either as a noun or as a verb) is far more common usage than the adjective "permissive".

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John F. Eldredge --  john at jfeldredge.com
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