On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 08:11:27PM +0200, Selfish Seahorse wrote: > On 30 March 2018 at 17:29, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdre...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > according to a dictionary, in BE platform also means “the floor area at the > > entrance to a bus.” (not necessarily the same as the waiting area) while > > the same dictionary requires for rail based transportation that the > > platform be “raised” > > If I'm not mistaken, the dictionary is referring the platform *on* the > bus [^1], not to the bus stop.
As a native English speaker, I am sure that is the case. I have been bemused by the use of "platform" to describe a typical bus stop. Very definitely not BE in normal usage. I have wondered why other British English speakers have not commented. Maybe like me, they didn't feel strongly enough to intervene. ael _______________________________________________ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging