[Tagging] Tagging Digest, Vol 42, Issue 26 Historic huts

Peter Wendorff wendorff at uni-paderborn.de
Wed Mar 27 14:05:43 UTC 2013

See wikipedia for comparison:



Am 27.03.2013 14:21, schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> 2013/3/27 St Niklaas <st.niklaas at live.nl>:
>> Since the hut is situated in Australia, why name it Alpine hut ? I always
>> thought the Alps to be a European mountain range. In rural uninhabited areas
>> there will be shelters like it all over the world.
> well, the alps are in Europe, no doubt, but that doesn't necessarily
> mean that "alpine hut" isn't a prototype that could be found also
> outside the alps (and therefor the tag might be useful also outside
> the alps). Not sure what exactly the OSM definition for an "alpine
> hut" is, especially as there were some modifications to this page last
> year which now state that the hut must be "managed during the opening
> period" (not true for some place I know of, which I would nonetheless
> classify as alpine_hut).
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag%3Atourism%3Dalpine_hut&diff=768391&oldid=689867
> cheers,
> Martin
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