[Tagging] "Feature Proposal - RFC - Qanat"
josephguillaume at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 21:47:15 UTC 2020
Agreed, but just to be clear as it applies to this proposal, in
OpenStreetMap-land, that ship has sailed.
A canal describes "An artificial open flow waterway used to carry useful
water for transportation, waterpower, or irrigation"
We've de facto accepted that the tag is used with a broader meaning, which
qanats adhere to.
On Mon., 22 Jun. 2020, 12:00 am ael, <witwall3 at disroot.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 01:41:53PM +0100, Steve Doerr wrote:
> > For what it's worth, two points:
> > 1. The Oxford English Dictionary spells this word as kanat.
> > 2. It doesn't sound like anything we would refer to as a canal in
> > canals are for transportation (goods or humans) and are designed to
> > accommodate boats (even if no longer used in that way).
> +1. I have noticed this misuse of "canal" before.
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