[Tagging] Coastline around a bridge?

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Oct 3 22:33:09 BST 2012


Wouldn't they be seas due to their size?

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012, Brad Neuhauser wrote:

> The Great Lakes in North America are freshwater lakes that are tagged as
> coastline.
>
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Frank Steggink <steggink at steggink.org<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'steggink at steggink.org');>
> > wrote:
>
>> No, the bridge, called Hollandse Brug, is not a dam, although the bridge
>> separates two waterbodies. The one to the northwest is called the
>> Markermeer, and the other one is called Gooimeer.
>>
>> https://www.google.nl/search?**q=hollandse+brug&ie=utf-8&oe=**
>> utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-**US:official&client=firefox-a<https://www.google.nl/search?q=hollandse+brug&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a>
>>
>> On the other hand, the Houtribdijk (dijk Enkhuizen-Lelystad) is a dam,
>> but that is not indicated by the coastline. See
>> http://osm.org/go/0E7zb56-- The waterbody to the northeast is called the
>> IJsselmeer (IJssel lake), and to the southwest is the Markermeer again.
>>
>> I think that the big lakes (IJsselmeer and Markermeer) should be tagged
>> as coastline. They form a distinct part of the outline of the Netherlands.
>> The Gooimeer, and the other lakes bordering Flevoland (like Veluwemeer,
>> etc.) are not.
>>
>> Actually, that would be tagging for the renderer, which is bad. (The
>> bigger lakes are freshwater lakes.) Shouldn't coastlines be reserved for
>> the coasts of seas and oceans only?
>>
>> Frank
>>
>>
>> Quoting Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com <javascript:_e({},
>> 'cvml', 'dieterdreist at gmail.com');>>:
>>
>>  2012/10/3 Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com <javascript:_e({},
>>> 'cvml', 'imagic.osm at gmail.com');>>:
>>>
>>>> Hi!
>>>>
>>>> Any reason why the coastline should go around a bridge?
>>>>
>>>> http://tools.geofabrik.de/**osmi/?view=coastline&lon=5.**
>>>> 13984&lat=52.32549&zoom=16&**opacity=0.55&overlays=**
>>>> coastline_error_lines,line_**not_a_ring,line_overlap,line_**
>>>> invalid,line_direction,**questionable,coastline_error_**
>>>> points,unconnected,**intersections,not_a_ring,**double_node,tagged_node<http://tools.geofabrik.de/osmi/?view=coastline&lon=5.13984&lat=52.32549&zoom=16&opacity=0.55&overlays=coastline_error_lines,line_not_a_ring,line_overlap,line_invalid,line_direction,questionable,coastline_error_points,unconnected,intersections,not_a_ring,double_node,tagged_node>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> that's obviously nonsense :D, or is it a dam?
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>> Martin
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