[Tagging] Any support for a flow tag?

Lennard ldp at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 31 19:34:32 BST 2011

On 31-3-2011 19:25, Sam Vekemans wrote:
> Nope.... it's actually just a rendering rule that can be created.

Technically, yes. That would also be the wrong approach.

> If the direction of the way is drawn in the same flow of the water, it
> should always be drawn with an arrow.

What if it's drawn the other way?

> this rendering rule could be immediatly applied on mapnik, then you
> would see water pointing everywhere ... this just needs to be manually
> fixed.

Which we're not going to do.

> It's on my list to impliment it for CommonMapnik rendering, so the
> geobase NHN will all look great, since the geometry is correct with
> the flow (canvec rivers are not).

Thanks for already listing a major objection against rendering implicit 
flow direction only based on way direction. That saves me from having to 
explain that part to you.



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