[Tagging] reviving an abandoned proposal

Alejandro S. alejandroscf at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 12:45:31 UTC 2016


Hi,
IMHO they are the same feature but made by different methods (handmade or
erosion), maybe we can use cutting=handmade and cutting=hollow_way
respectively? And let cutting=yes as the general tag.

Regards,
Alejandro

On Sat, Jul 23, 2016, 03:50 Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> The mountains around here have seen several waves of unsuccessful
> settlement. The soil is just too poor to sustain a substantial human
> presence. The scars of old abandoned roads have continued to erode.
> I'd use the proposed feature for abandoned tracks like
> https://flic.kr/p/oNCZVD where the roadway is worn to bedrock and the
> banks on either side are 5m tall or more. I think that fits "hollow
> way" - it doesn't fit "cutting" since the lowering of the roadway was
> the action of wind, rain and ice.
>
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 5:34 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > sent from a phone
> >
> >> Il giorno 22 lug 2016, alle ore 22:34, ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>
> ha scritto:
> >>
> >> Actually, having done a bit more research, I am not sure that anyone
> >> knows whether they were originally "cuttings" designed to offer shelter
> >> from prevailing wind and rain. Or whether they are indeed the result of
> >> erosion by use and weather over the millenia.
> >
> >
> > around here are very old cuttings in the rock dating to pre-roman times
> >
> > http://tuqui.it/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/image-12.jpeg
> >
> http://www.maneggiobelvedere.it/Vie%20cave%20etrusche%20e%20paesi/Via%20Cava%20di%20San%20Giuseppe%20a%20Pitigliano.jpg
> >
> > These are particularly impressive, but shorter ones can be found a lot.
> I've I have mapped a few and used historic=cutting with
> historic:civilization. Here is a short one:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/130536519#map=19/42.01982/12.39154&layers=D
> >
> > IMHO there should be a difference for hollow ways and cuttings in rock.
> >
> > cheers,
> > Martin
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