[Tagging] Use of oneway=yes on waterways

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Sun Sep 18 14:50:39 UTC 2016

Maybe, but it's a dependency that has existed for years. It is understood by "most mappers" (I know this is a generalisation) and is supported to some extent by many editing and other tools.


On 18 September 2016 16:35:44 CEST, Malcolm Herring <malcolm.herring at btinternet.com> wrote:
>On 18/09/2016 11:14, Colin Smale wrote:
>> the values for "oneway" and all the "forward" and "backward" subkey
>> business are geometric directions related to the order of the nodes
>> the OSM way,
>This is a dangerous dependency - if the way is reversed by another 
>mapper, the all "oneway" tags become invalid.
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