Agreed, but just to be clear as it applies to this proposal, in OpenStreetMap-land, that ship has sailed.
A canal describes "An artificial open flow waterway used to carry useful water for transportation, waterpower, or irrigation" https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dcanal We've de facto accepted that the tag is used with a broader meaning, which qanats adhere to. Cheers, JoeG On Mon., 22 Jun. 2020, 12:00 am ael, <witwa...@disroot.org> wrote: > On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 01:41:53PM +0100, Steve Doerr wrote: > > For what it's worth, two points: > > > > 1. The Oxford English Dictionary spells this word as kanat. > > > > 2. It doesn't sound like anything we would refer to as a canal in > English: > > canals are for transportation (goods or humans) and are designed to > > accommodate boats (even if no longer used in that way). > > > +1. I have noticed this misuse of "canal" before. > > ael > > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging >
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