[Tagging] Maxweight wiki page changes

Tobias Zwick osm at westnordost.de
Sat Jul 6 13:53:03 UTC 2019


Ok, it seems that "unladen" is somewhat favoured here on the list because it is more precise, more common and conforms with the wording in the (UK) legislation.

I'll change the one mention in the wiki of "maxemptyweight" to "maxunladenweight".

Cheers
Tobias

On 06/07/2019 14:17, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
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>> On 6. Jul 2019, at 12:53, Tobias Zwick <osm at westnordost.de> wrote:
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>> So "unladen" is the word used in UK legislation? Do you have a link?
>> Even if "unladen" is most commonly used in UK, I still find "empty" better because it is easier to understand what it means for non native speakers (simpler word).
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> to me unladen seems more specific (I am not a native speaker of course), empty could mean more things (seats removed? No gasoline in the tank?) although I agree unladen also leaves it open whether it is with petrol or without.
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> Ciao, Martin 
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