[Tagging] Antwort: Re: Antwort: Re: Aerialway stations

dktue email at daniel-korn.de
Sat Aug 15 15:25:31 UTC 2020


Am 15.08.2020 um 15:31 schrieb Colin Smale:
>
> On 2020-08-15 15:15, dktue wrote:
>
>> The main thing is that people often refer to "Talstation" and 
>> "Bergstation" but this information is not machine-readeable but 
>> mostly encoded in the names of the stations. My goal ist to make this 
>> machine-readeable because it almost all cases people can refer to it 
>> even if they do not know the station's name. It's obvious what's 
>> meant in almost every case what I mean when I say "Bergstation 
>> Mutteralmbahn" [1] even if the station's name doesn't say so [2]. So 
>> let's put this into machine-readeable tags to enable applications to 
>> solve a problem not for specialists but for the general map purpose 
>> we're building.
>>
>> In my opinion we did have the right discussion and have a very good 
>> proposed definition with easy values that people with a basic 
>> understanding of english can understand. Do you agree?
>
> Yes, I agree, provided the values are "top/bottom" or "upper/lower" 
> and not "head/base". Even "mountain/valley" could be problematic as it 
> depends on the geography and not simply on the geometry (an 
> end-station half-way up the mountain, what is that?). The distinction 
> is purely about the altitude of the end-station relative to the other, 
> not about whether it is surrounded by shops or rocks.
>
> This will enable a user to select all top-stations for example, or to 
> label the stations on a given cableway appropriately.
>
Well then I will put this into the wiki, ok? :-)
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