[Tagging] Waterway direction

Michael Barabanov michael.barabanov at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 17:18:16 BST 2010


BTW if you add oneway=yes tag, it renders nicely on mapnik.   As an example,
converted Canadian NHN streams have oneway=yes.

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 6:25 AM, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:

> On 31.08.2010 14:40, Peter Wendorff wrote:
> >  On 31.08.2010 13:53, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> >> Personally I also map steps in a way that
> >> the point from down to up.
> > agree - but at steps that's not the common default, so I add
> > direction=up always.
>
> I'm using incline=up - which apparently is the somewhat more common tag:
>
> http://tagwatch.stoecker.eu/Europe/En/keystats_incline.html
> http://tagwatch.stoecker.eu/Europe/En/keystats_direction.html
>
> For rivers, I relied on the convention to draw them downstream. It's
> mentioned in several places in the wiki and I believe that all waterways
> around me have consistently been created using that convention.
>
> Tobias Knerr
>
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