[Tagging] man_made=adit_entrance

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 00:29:09 UTC 2014

I tag an adit as a node, the opening through which you enter the
underground part of a cave or mine.



On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 4:26 AM, Zecke <zeck at saeuferleber.de> wrote:
>  Am 16.12.2014 19:19, schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> 2014-12-09 16:39 GMT+01:00 Friedrich Volkmann <bsd at volki.at>:
>> I get the point. However, man_made=adit has been defined in the wiki to be
>> the entrance only, since August 2010. The tag is used 2309 times that way,
>> i.e. on nodes. It does not seem right to re-define a tag that has been in
>> use for so long.
> well, an "entrance" doesn't have to be a door or door like opening, an
> entrance to a mine could well be a horizontal passage that leads to the
> actual "digging zone", or am I missinterpreting this?
> Here I would also opt to leave adit with the meaning it has for years now.
> The more as the english wikipedia seems to support this definition (cannot
> judge whether this is correct). There's just no need to redefine well
> established tags without need. And I would see only the opening gate
> (Portal, Stolleneingang) as the entrance, not the passage (Stollen) itself
> that leads to the digging zone ("Abbauort") which might be extended but
> which also might be the dead end. The passage might be quite long and I see
> no reason to call it an entrance.
> Cheers
> Zecke
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Dave Swarthout
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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