[Tagging] tag "covered" questions

Simone Saviolo simone.saviolo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 10:30:35 UTC 2014


2014/1/24 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> > Am 24/gen/2014 um 07:46 schrieb Kytömaa Lauri <lauri.kytomaa at aalto.fi>:
> >
> > It's then only natural that they use tunnel=building_passage or even
> tunnel=yes when they map these, totally without any regard to whether some
> engineers or geologists or encyclopedia editors have restricted the use of
> the word in their field in English to only under ground level tunnels.
>
> actually in this Case it was the osm-wiki key definition that restricted
> the usage, not just some scientist or encyclopedia author or international
>  technical standard
>

In favor of Kytömaa's observation I'll mention the best-known tunnel in the
world, the Boulevard Louis II in Monaco (
http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/4230891#map=16/43.7369/7.4349), known to
Formula One fans all over the world (and also non-Formula One fans) as "The
Tunnel".

Ciao,

Simone
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