[Talk-GB] Proposal - Natural:cave

James james.olney at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 10:28:28 BST 2007


David, 80n,
Thank you for your responses. i have now proposed the tag cave, and
even included an icon which i hope someone will make better.

Kind regards,
James Olney

On 07/07/07, David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com> wrote:
> On 07/07/2007 18:39, 80n wrote:
> > On 7/7/07, *James* <james.olney at gmail.com
> > <mailto:james.olney at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hello mappers!
> >     I would like to propose a feature natural:cave i went to cheddar gorge
> >     recently and found many natural caves and would like to mark them on
> >     the map. I have been told i need to add the proposal onto the wiki,
> >     but i would firstly like to know if i should be marking a cave as
> >     something else (an existing tag).
> >
> >
> > James, you don't actually *need* to do anything.  You can tag them in
> > whatever way suits you.  However, the nice sociable thing to do is to
> > put up a map features proposal and, if its a well thought out proposal,
> > then others will most likely adopt it.
>
> Seems like a good idea, but following what Nick said...
>
> You may not *need* to do anything, but if no one knows, then it is a bit
> of a pointless exercise (except for specialist tags that are only of
> interest to the originator). If no one knows, they'll never get shown on
> a map and no one else will know to follow the same convention.
>
> Just as Ulf could go his own way with waterway=slipway, there's not much
> point unless those managing the rendering and other tools both know to
> take note and actually do.
>
> Incidentally, a cave open to the public might also be classified as
> tourism=attraction in some circumstances (e.g. Speedwell Cavern and
> similar in Derbyshire)
>
> David
>
>




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