[Tagging] Canopy Walkways

Alan Mackie aamackie at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 09:06:18 UTC 2020


On Fri, 21 Aug 2020, 21:46 Martin Koppenhoefer, <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> sent from a phone
>
> > On 21. Aug 2020, at 22:25, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> wrote:
> >
> > "public building" and "trunk highway" are also common terms.
> >
> > Do we tag
> >
> >    building=public_building
> >
> > or
> >
> >    highway=trunk_hghway
>
>
> these are different because it would be a literal repetition. What we do
> is footway=sidewalk rather than „side“
>
> If general opinion is towards footway=canopy I could live with it, but my
> preference goes to canopy_walkway
> I’m not expecting so many that the extra characters will be significant ;-)
>

I have had to remind myself several times as this thread has developed that
this is not intended as a synonym for breezeway or other covered=yes
footways.

If the previously suggested =treetop isn't accurate perhaps a more explicit
=forest_canopy ?


> Cheers Martin
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