[Tagging] water=*

"Petr Morávek [Xificurk]" xificurk at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 15:09:32 BST 2011

Martin Koppenhoefer napsal(a):
> 2011/9/6 "Petr Morávek [Xificurk]" <xificurk at gmail.com>:
>> as I've stated during voting, I don't think water=* is much of an
>> improvement in tagging scheme of water bodies. I'm still curious - how
>> do you tag natural lake that is used as a reservoir of water?
> I'd go with landuse=reservoir, natural=water, water=lake
> but http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse%3Dreservoir states
> IMHO very unnecessarily that those have to be man_made.
>> The
>> existence of man-made or natural water body and its usage by man kind
>> are simply two different things.
> +1

Well, that's my point - the water key suggest deprecation of
landuse=reservoir in favor of natural=water + water=reservoir, which
imho pretty much messes up the distinction between physical object and
its usage.

Best regards,
Petr Morávek aka Xificurk

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