[Tagging] Adding boat routes to wiki
lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 24 14:54:20 UTC 2014
Why do we need routes for waterways ? Do we tag them anywhere else on
water ? Do we tag them on every highway ?
Do not mix signed routes for vehicles/foot and the puplic transport
routes with this kind of router hint.
I would propably use a relation to define the canal and leave the lake
The right properties of the waterways and the lake should be enough for
On 24.03.2014 15:36, Janko Mihelić wrote:
> Wiki page about route relations only has ferries for sea travel. I
> think we should add route=boat as a route for all kinds of boats in some
> specific places.
> One of those places would be canals like the Panama canal. Currently
> that canal is tagged wrongly IMHO as several ways with
> waterway=canal. That is already wrong because some ways with
> waterway=canal cross the Gatun Lake. A route through a lake isn't a
> canal. It's a route.
> Those ways are in a route relation with type=waterway +
> waterway=canal. I think those relations should be type=route, route=boat.
> Do we agree with this? If we do I'll add the boat route in the wiki, and
> change the relations and ways in the Panama canal.
>  https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Route
>  https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/2389520
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