[Tagging] Rivers classification

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Sun Aug 6 21:19:14 UTC 2017

On Sun, Aug 06, 2017 at 05:30:20PM +0200, Daniel Koć wrote:
> W dniu 06.08.2017 o 13:32, Richard pisze:
> >as of rendering, respecting river width and doing something reasonable
> >with intermittent flows would be a great progress.
> What's the problem with intermittent flows? I'm not familiar with water
> tagging.
> River width is a local property - it can vary lot in different places. I
> need simple, synthetic measure for lower zoom levels (like
> country/continent) without making any computations.

The width is fine for many small rivers where mapping riverbanks would be
a nonsense and should be respected by the renderer.
But what you ask for seems like tagging for the renderer. Most of the 
information is already there, either river width or the geometry determined 
by riverbanks.


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