[Tagging] Stop the large feature madness (was: Tag for a plateau or tableland?)

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 19:59:31 UTC 2019


On Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 3:49 PM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> How about natural=strait?  For very large values of "strait."  Or, if you don't like the idea
> of large values of strait, rewrite the wiki page changing
>
> A strait is a narrow area of water surrounded by land on two sides and by water on two other sides forming a connection between those bodies of water.
> to
> A strait is a channel of water surrounded by land on two sides and by water on two other sides forming a connection between those bodies of water.
>
> Because the point of a strait is not that it is narrow in absolute terms but that it is narrower than
> the bodies of water it connects.  OTOH, it is a very large value of "strait."

The controversy lies not in the choice of tag but rather in the
presence of long indefinite boundaries.



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