[Tagging] Way inside riverbank

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Sun Apr 26 17:01:26 UTC 2015

On Sunday 26 April 2015, Tobias Knerr wrote:
> > Nobody should feel bad about not being able to accurately place the
> > waterway at the right location in some cases but the aim to do this
> > where possible is a sound one.
> Sure, but the page currently states that the waterway=river "must" be
> placed that way. It could agree with the text if it said "Preferably,
> the way should be drawn along the thalweg or the deepest points of
> the riverbed". That is, it should be a goal, not a requirement for
> mapping the river at all.

The formulation there was somewhat ambiguous.  I think it was meant to 
indicate a way waterway=river is required to be mapped within the 
waterway=riverbank polygon but not that its location must be exact.  I 
clarified this in the wiki.

Christoph Hormann

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