[Tagging] waterway highway

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Aug 8 00:49:51 UTC 2013

I don't see how those tags are mutually exclusive.  As for a dam being a
waterway, makes about as much sense as highway=traffic_signals to me.

On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 7:13 PM, André Pirard <A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com>wrote:

>  Hi,
> The waterway=dam <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Dam> definition is
> all well but it doesn't give a damn about what runs on top ;-)
> Can I have
> waterway=dam
> highway=*
> ?
> I feel like Osmose hides nearby ready to jump.
> The actual case I meet is one of a dam incorrectly tagged as a bridge.
> And I inherit a menagerie of highway related attributes.
> And, once again, I'm baffled by a dam being a waterway, like a crossing
> being a highway and an artificial water reservoir being a natural.
> Cheers,
>   André.
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