[Tagging] simple_brunnel : one node bridge like xing highway over waterway

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Apr 3 21:05:37 UTC 2014


Yes, one reason to reject this is that it involves a neologism, coined by the proposal author, that few people will recognize and use.


On April 3, 2014 4:53:44 AM CDT, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> Whilst I think this is a very bad idea for the same reasons as already
> given by Martin and Janko.
> 
> What on earth is a Brunnel? I don't know and neither does google. I
> have an idea from reading the thread but I wonder how many have
> ignored the thread through the choice of words in the title?
> 
> Phil (trigpoint)
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> Sent from my Nokia N9
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> On 03/04/2014 10:12 Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
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> 2014-04-03 1:53 GMT+02:00 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>:
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> Rationale in the Wiki says this would save us database space, we would
> have 2 ways and 1 node less per bridge. Also, that maintaining one
> node is easier than maintaining 3 ways. Lastly, problem of pretending
> you have drawn a little bridge precise, when you didn't.
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> All of these are valid points,
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> FWIW, it is not true, we  would "save" 1 way or 2, but the amount of
> nodes would remain the same, because with the new proposal the
> waterway would get an extra node which it hasn't otherwise. The 1 way
> saved is on the other hand loss of information as pointed out before.
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> 
> cheers,
> Martin
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