[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Mon Jan 3 20:20:48 GMT 2011


They both have elements of flow control, but function in quite different
ways and look very different. A weir is used to raise the water level or
control flow, with water flowing over the top. A sluice gate is essentially
a valve for small waterways.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tagging-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:tagging-
> bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Ulf Lamping
> Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 2:04 AM
> To: tagging at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate
> 
> Am 03.01.2011 02:59, schrieb Paul Norman:
> > I've set up a proposal for sluice_gates, which are typically found on
> > small waterways in agricultural areas at
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/sluice_gate
> 
> What's the difference to waterway=weir?
> 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dweir
> 
> Regards, ULFL
> 
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