[Tagging] waterway=lock_gate - is it only for nodes?

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 12:28:39 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 08:50:48AM -0500, Brad Neuhauser wrote:
> >
> >
> > For boat navigation purposes this should be crosslinked:
> >   http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OpenSeaMap/Gates
> >
> Isn't it the other way around? That is, the people who tagged
> seagate:category:gate=lock (24 objects) should be making sure to also tag
> waterway=lock_gate (15K objects), not vice versa.

it should be both ways.

Actually in some cases I am wondering if the OpenSeaMap tags 
are really usefull where other tags exist (bridges, waterfalls 
and lock_gates for example).


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