[Tagging] Default maxspeed unit on waterways

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 19:48:55 UTC 2014


On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 02:47:48PM +0000, Malcolm Herring wrote:
> On 29/10/2014 14:12, Ilpo Järvinen wrote:
> >I don't know about other countries, but here in Finland the water maxspeed
> >signage is in km/h although knot is used for almost everything else.
> 
> In UK waterways, both MPH and knots are used. Usually MPH on canals and
> knots on rivers, though even this can depend on who the navigation authority
> is and how far back in history their statutes were written.

ouch. Luckily we don't map anything in UK vs US gallons or UK vs US barrels or
tons.. or do we?

Richard



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