[Tagging] Adding boat routes to wiki

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 05:39:21 UTC 2014

Dave, you can connect with a straight way across the lake with no tag, but part of the relation.

On 25 mars 2014 01:39:33 UTC+01:00, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:
>There is a definite need for a way to indicate a route that crosses an
>body of water like a lake. I came across this issue when mapping a
>route" in Alaska recently. For such a route there are portions that are
>footways, places where one carries the canoe from one lake to another,
>these are called portages, and portions that go across the lake.
>there is no way to tag the waterway portions but one can create a
>to handle them as part of a route.
>The route is the Swan Lake Canoe Trails:
>In the area shown the footway portions are clearly visible but the
>portion, which divides in Spruce Lake, is not visible. I did not tag
>waterway sections because I could not figure out how to do it short of
>creating artificial "streams" through the lakes.
>Clearly, something needs to be done about this. Also, I am unable to
>for this route in OSM. I'm not sure why that is but it's annoying.
>On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 5:12 AM, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>
>> On 24.03.2014 22:11, Janko Mihelić wrote:
>> > 2014-03-24 16:41 GMT+01:00 fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com
>> > <mailto:lowflight66 at googlemail.com>>:
>> >
>> >
>> >     I would use a type=waterway relation for the canal.
>> >
>> >
>> > Seems good to me.
>> >
>> >
>> >     Yes, it won't but for proper routing you need to know the
>> signs
>> >     and buoys.
>> >
>> >
>> > But even with waterway signs and buoys you need routes. You can't
>> > maxdrought=* on a buoy.
>> maxdraught is very special for waterways if not only for canals. In
>> general maxheight, -width and waterdepth are the important factors.
>> Right now your route (waterway) is quite long and some parts do not
>> the restrictions at all. That is why I prefer it on the ways.
>> cu fly
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