[Tagging] Canal banks

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Mon Feb 3 16:45:15 UTC 2014

On Monday 03 February 2014, Pieren wrote:
> > waterway=riverbank: 260,000 instances
> > water=canal:2400 instances
> You forgot water=river (5000 instances)

And you forget >4.5 million natural=water without any water=* of which 
quite a lot could be riverbanks.

One of the problems with waterbody tagging is that there ia no clear 
criterion to distinguish between lakes and rivers/riverbanks.  The new 
tagging scheme acknowledges this and makes the distinction optional.

Christoph Hormann

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