[Tagging] Waterway equivalent of noexit=yes?

Alan Mackie aamackie at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 00:04:44 UTC 2020


On Sat, 15 Aug 2020 at 18:12, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Kitchen sinks are more of an indoor tagging thing. :-P


> 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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