[Tagging] tag for portages?

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Sun Feb 22 22:26:25 UTC 2015


I think the "wooden portages" he refers to are a series of wooden rollers 
one would roll the canoe along, to avoid having to carry the full weight.

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On February 22, 2015 1:58:34 PM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Most portages don't follow the river/creek so stating a side is not
> usefull - they need a separate way.
>
> On 23/02/2015 5:23 AM, Brad Neuhauser wrote:
> > The portages I'm talking about, people carry their canoe as they walk
> > along the trail, so those things aren't relevant. You seem to be
> > talking about something different--can you expand on what you mean?
> >
> > On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 8:45 AM, fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com
> > <mailto:lowflight66 at googlemail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     How about adding the side ?
> >
> >     portage=left/right/both
> >     portage:left=*
> >
> >     Are there any major differences in construction/use ?
> >     I know wooden portages but there might be other material.
> >
> >     Any thoughts how to deal with mircromapping, e.g. adding the
> >     portage as
> >     own object next to a path. What tags should remain on the highway ?
> >
> >     Cheers fly
> >
> >     Am 22.02.2015 um 15:25 schrieb Brad Neuhauser:
> >     > Thanks for the feedback! portage=* was my initial instinct, but
> >     I was
> >     > starting to second guess after finding the other tags. Cheers, Brad
> >     >
> >     > On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 10:46 PM, Bryce Nesbitt
> >     <bryce2 at obviously.com <mailto:bryce2 at obviously.com>>
> >     > wrote:
> >     >
> >     >> This seems like a good place for highway=path + portage=yes
> >     >> Because these are definitely still paths (and sometimes
> >     coincident with a
> >     >> land based path).
> >     >>
> >     >> whitewater=portage_way seems overly specific, as does
> >     canoe=portage.
> >     >>
> >
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