[Talk-GB] Conflicting tagging of london undergound stations

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Sep 19 17:12:05 BST 2007


In message <223020e60709190856v703eb999w1b990f8b60b50399 at mail.gmail.com>
          "Nick Black" <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/19/07, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> > In message <223020e60709190740k740fe615oc559f8e458ab6cb1 at mail.gmail.com>
> >         Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > If I change all occurrences of tube= to line= , is this going to ruin
> > > anyone's day?  We could then additionally add something like this to
> > > identify London Underground stations:
> > >
> > > <tag k="created_by" v="JOSM"/>
> > > <tag k="source" v="NPE"/>
> > > <tag k="railway" v="rail"/>
> > > <tag k="line" v="Metropolitan">
> > > <tag k="network" v="London_Underground">
> > >
> > > My thinking here is that k='line' is generic/international and can equally
> > > be applied to other rail networks.  How does this sound?
> >
> > I think I just used name="Central Line" for the eastern end of
> > the Central Line when I was tidying that up.
> >
> > It should be railway=subway of course, not railway=rail.
> 
> Not if the line isn't subterranean.

When I asked on IRC before the conclusion was to still mark it as
subway in that case, but to add tunnel=yes to the subterranean bits.

Tom

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