[OSM-talk] mapnik shelter rendering

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Sun Oct 11 17:53:21 BST 2009

Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2009/10/11 Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com>:
>> I think you maybe confusing
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Shelter
>> with
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Alpine_Hut
> no, I don't, alpine huts are bigger places, sometimes with
> "restaurant-like" features and beds,
That sounds more like a hotel to me.
>  while shelters are small huts,
> sometimes not closed on all sides, to protect you in bad weather.
This is my interpretation of an Alpine Hut -
"In the United Kingdom <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom> and 
Ireland <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland> the tradition is of 
unwardened "climbing huts" providing fairly rudimentary accommodation"
>  But
> I agree that there could be differentiation with subtags.
Agreed. But at the moment, not sure what the subtags should be.
>  All covered
> busstops currently are tagged with shelter=yes.

> cheers,
> Martin

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