[Tagging] deprecate water=intermittent and water=tidal

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 2 15:22:42 UTC 2013

On 02.09.2013 17:09, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2013/9/2 fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com
>     Hey
>     water=intermiitent and water=tidal contradict with natural=water plus
>     water=* and do not totally fit with waterway=*
>     I suggest to deprecate these two tags in favour of intermittent=yes/no
>     and tidal=yes/no with defaults set to "no".
> shouldn't that go to the imports list? (SCNR)

I did not check but, yes, I remember there where some talks about big
imports of water=* and waterways.

This fact would be another point in favour of deprecating.

> the two most used values for water are currently "intermettent" (61%)
> and "lake;pond" (18%)
> but admittedly the alternative approach (intermettent=yes) is used ~3
> times more often...

Well, so far I was only thinking about wiki changes and a Validator
warning, as you need to check each object to adjust water=*.

Anyway I did cc imports at osm


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