[OSM-talk] mapnik shelter rendering
davefox at madasafish.com
Tue Oct 13 13:58:43 BST 2009
Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> 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:
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
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