[OSM-talk] mapnik shelter rendering

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Tue Oct 13 13:58:43 BST 2009

Frederik Ramm 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 (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
That first one looks more like a rockery to me. :-)

I think that shelter should be used for bus/park etc.

The life & death seriousness of the high altitude shelters should be 
noted - something like survival_shelter?

The building described with restaurants & bedrooms are *not* shelters 
but hotels.

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