[Tagging] waterway=penstock to complete pipeline tagging

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Mon Oct 5 17:43:51 UTC 2015

On Monday 05 October 2015, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> I m not sure whether you could call a rock-cut tube a "pipe".
> Typically a pipeline would suggest someone installing pipes, not
> drilling rock. (I might be wrong here, as English is not my mother
> tongue and I'm not an expert in civil engineering, but on first
> glance pipeline sounds wrong there)

I think you are correct in principle but man_made=pipeline specifically 
includes underground features and it is probably not very practical to 
differentiate between 'pipelines with a pipe' and pipelines without a 
pipe' underground.

Christoph Hormann

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