[Tagging] Antwort: Re: Aerialway stations

dktue email at daniel-korn.de
Fri Aug 14 13:39:51 UTC 2020

Am 14.08.2020 um 14:51 schrieb Colin Smale:
> On 2020-08-14 13:55, dktue wrote:
>> Am 14.08.2020 um 13:34 schrieb Colin Smale:
>>> On 2020-08-14 13:14, dktue wrote:
>>>     Am 14.08.2020 um 13:11 schrieb Yves:
>>>         Base / mid / head?
>>>     I'm definitely open for that! :-)
>>> OK, two people agree on the strings to use, but what are the 
>>> semantics? What sentence would go in the wiki to describe a) when to 
>>> use the value and b) what the value implies once it is in the OSM data?
>>> It sounds like it might be something like:
>>> base: the end station with the lower altitude
>>> head: the end station with the higher altitude
>>> mid: any station, not being a base or a head station, irrespective 
>>> of the altitude
>>> note: based purely on altitude, not arrival/departure inclination
>> That sounds perfectly reasoneable to me!
>>> As to which key to use, how about aerialway:station={base,mid,head}?
>> I suggested station={base,mid,head} because we're using 
>> aerial=station and then it seemed natural to go with station=* but 
>> I'd be definitely happy with aerialway:station=*.
> I suggested aerialway:station=* precisely to avoid overloading 
> station=* (different semantics under different circumstances).
> As a native English speaker by the way I would suggest that "top" and 
> "bottom" might be simpler instead of "base" and "head". Using easy 
> words means you don't need to explain it to people who either don't 
> know the words, or know them in a different context.
Well then it would be aerialway:station={bottom,mid,top}, right?
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