[Tagging] tunnel=building_passage or covered=yes

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 08:12:08 UTC 2016


2016-09-18 21:12 GMT+02:00 Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de>:

> On 11.09.2016 12:46, Dave F wrote:
>
>> But it's *not a tunnel*
>>
>
> Before there was any dedicated tag for it, many people mapped it as
> tunnel=yes, so people definitely appear to intuitively consider it
> tunnel-like.



or maybe they just choose a tag that gets them the rendering they desire.
;-)




>
> That's why the new value was also put into the tunnel key.
>
> Technically, covered might have been better, but either one is a lot
> better than tunnel=yes. At least it can now be clearly distinguished from
> actually tunnels.



+1, and your choice of words ("actual tunnel") suggests you don't see them
as "real" tunnels either ;-)

Cheers,
Martin
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