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

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 17:41:02 UTC 2015

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 01:49:26PM +0000, Malcolm Herring wrote:
> On 18/03/2015 11:58, Richard Z. wrote:
> >so should for example the OpenSeaMap tagging for bridges become
> >deprecated?
> Not deprecated, but considered on a case-by-case basis. It is a question of
> whether important navigation information would be deleted if the seamark
> tags were removed. In the case of bridges, the safe air draft and beam are
> important attributes that should be kept, but a bridge that is absent those
> seamark attribute tags need not carry the "seamark:type=bridge" tag.

thanks, btw do you have any background info regarding the many
"obstacle" nodes which are present in German waterways?


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