[OSM-talk] mapnik shelter rendering

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 13 12:35:59 BST 2009


UK English - "shelter" if it's open to the wind, "bothy" or "hut" if it's
reasonably windproof, but gets zero cleaning (mainly Scotland), "refuge" for
the Alpine buildings

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> > True. In german we say "Schutzhütte" (losely translates as "protection
> > hut") and the german wikipedia article shows good examples in pictures:
> > http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schutzhütte<http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schutzh%C3%BCtte>(ignore the one in the lower
> > right corner). These "shelters" are only used as a protection from bad
> > weather. You won't voluntarily spend a night there and they won't have
> > any facilities or even power supply.
> >
> > Don't you call these "shelter" in English?
>
> Don't know about English but as always the US version is larger:
>
> http://www.ohiocaverns.com/shelter.htm
>
> building=shelter?
>
> Bye
> Frederik
>
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