[Tagging] Waterway equivalent of noexit=yes?

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 17:10:07 UTC 2020


On Sat, 15 Aug 2020 at 17:05, Steve Doerr <doerr.stephen at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12/08/2020 19:27, Paul Allen wrote:
>
>
I would interpret 'Collects', 'Issues', 'Spreads', and possibly 'Sinks' as
> verbs in the third person singular, rather than plural nouns.
>

That's a bit of an issue, although I think you've included the kitchen sink.

It is not unknown in English for verbs to get nouned and nouns to get
verbed.
Especially in technical English like mapology.

This might affect how we tag them, as we mainly use nouns and adjectives, I
> think.
>

As used by OS, these are nouns.  If we had non-cartographic equivalents in
British English then maybe we should use those instead.  If we decide that
we want to tag such things in the first place.

-- 
Paul
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