[Tagging] natural=bay as nodes are evil

Ilpo Järvinen ilpo.jarvinen at helsinki.fi
Thu Oct 30 12:51:16 UTC 2014

On Thu, 30 Oct 2014, Marc Gemis wrote:

> Could we try an example to see whether mappers agree on bay areas ? could
> you draw the Gulf of Biscay on a map ?
> This guy did it: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_-9_Y031ZiZQ/THowBMn81dI/AAAAAAAACi8/inSvDDa1DC4
> /s1600/Golf+van+Biskaje.jpg 
> I might have extended it a bit further to the west on the Spanish coast...

Would it be possible that locals around that region of the coastline would 
know it better than tagging@ ? ...If so, then the usual argument for OSM 
taking advantage of mappers' local knowledge applies also here and we 
should defer determining that boundary point more accurately to a local 


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