[Tagging] Voting for Relation type=waterway

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 11:13:23 GMT 2012


Am 19. Februar 2012 10:47 schrieb Werner Hoch <werner.ho at gmx.de>:
> Hi all,
>
> the relation type=waterway proposal was written long times ago but never
> formally approved:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Waterway
>
> The relation is widely used as you can see in statistics:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Waterway#Tools
>
> It would be cool if you could vote for the proposal:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Waterway#Voting
>
>
> It would help to clean up the OSM database from a few similar relations
> that are rarely used but not yet follow the above scheme.


Before we vote, shouldn't we try to clean up the proposal? E.g. there
is this sentence: "Hint: If the waterway starts as a stream and
becomes larger, then use the tag of the largest waterway (e.g.
river)."
Well, almost all rivers start small and become bigger ;-), but despite
being small, don't they already start as rivers at their spring?


cheers,
Martin



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