[Tagging] How to tag beginning of a river

Wolfgang Zenker wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org
Sat Feb 25 14:29:39 UTC 2017


Hi,

* Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> [170225 14:23]:
>> On 25 Feb 2017, at 12:16, Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com> wrote:

>> Won't the first node of the named way that's most upstream indicate its start point by default?

>> What advantages will adding a specific 'it starts here' tag bring?

> it would be an explicit way to tag the beginning, otherwise you can't tell whether the start of a river in OSM is also the start of the actual river, or if there are missing parts in OSM.

I usually leave a note "FIXME: stream continues, needs to be mapped"
or similar at the end node of streams or rivers that I map and have
not yet mapped to completion.

Wolfgang



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