[Tagging] tunnel=building_passage or covered=yes

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Sun Sep 11 10:46:36 UTC 2016


But it's *not a tunnel*

On 10/09/2016 12:23, Simone Saviolo wrote:
> Yes, an obvious one: a building_passage *goes through a building* :)
>
> Semantically it is quite important to distinguish between a 
> colonnade/arcade and a building passage (BTW, also arcades and 
> colonnades have their own tag). covered=yes just implies that the 
> building is over the highway, but it might even mean that a protruding 
> balcony "covers" the way.
>
> Regards,
>
> Simone
>
> 2016-09-10 13:09 GMT+02:00 Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com 
> <mailto:davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com>>:
>
>     Hmm...
>     The building_passage tag (65 445) is a new one to me.
>     http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/tunnel=building_passage
>     <http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/tunnel=building_passage>
>
>     Looking at the wiki it's very similar to covered=yes (254 624)
>     http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/covered
>     <http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/covered>
>
>     I thought there was a discussion here where it was agreed to be a
>     tunnel it would need to be below natural ground (ie a mountain or
>     river bed).
>     These 'building_passage' all appear to be at ground level.
>
>     Is there a difference I'm not aware of?
>
>     Dave F.
>
>     On 10/09/2016 11:42, LeTopographeFou wrote:
>>
>>     Hello,
>>
>>     I've noticed several typo errors in tag values. I would like to
>>     fix them when it is obvious. When they all came from one user,
>>     it's easy to contact him and agree on a fix. When it's worldwide
>>     and multi contributors it becomes difficult to identify the right
>>     contributor for each tag and contact them one by one (unless
>>     there is a tool to say "this value for this key of this/those
>>     object(s) have been assigned by Xxx, Yyy..."). In all cases I
>>     want to document the edit in the wiki. But do I have to ask for a
>>     vote/discussion for automated typo edits? The wiki is unclear on
>>     this point.
>>
>>     So I've made a proposal here for a first edit:
>>     http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Automated_edits/LeTopographeFou#.23002_-_Typos_with_tunnel.3Dbuilding_passage
>>     <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Automated_edits/LeTopographeFou#.23002_-_Typos_with_tunnel.3Dbuilding_passage>
>>
>>     Thank you for your feedback
>>
>>       * vote is ok
>>       * don't worry, document and do when it's obvious
>>       * edit one by one/contact authors one by one
>>       * do nothing and let the time do his work
>>       * are you silly? automated edits are evil for typos!
>>       * ... ?
>>
>>
>>     Yours,
>>     -- 
>>     LeTopographeFou
>>
>>
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