[Tagging] landuse=aquaculture with wateruse=aquaculture

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Thu Jan 12 11:04:59 UTC 2017

On 12.01.2017 10:27, Warin wrote:
> On 12-Jan-17 07:55 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> 2017-01-12 1:19 GMT+01:00 Dave Swarthout:
>>     I honestly don't see the need for another top-level tag for this
>>     purpose.
>> +1, IMHO we can use landuse for all kind of surface use, be it "land"
>> or "water" or sulfuric acid, or whatever. In case of stacked
>> "surfaces" (e.g. oysters in the water and something different above
>> them on the surface), this can be solved with "layer"s and maybe other
>> indications like "depth", "ele", "height", etc. (also in case of land,
>> the landuse is about all or the principal use above and below the
>> surface, ie. there's an implied thickness)
> Nice .. some mines are underground ... with possibly separate use on the
> ground itself.
> As far as artificial oyster beds (the ones humans use to 'farm' oysters)
> ... these as so close to the surface I'd not bother with a layer, there
> is no other use above these as far as I am aware, at least not in my
> part of the world.
> So .. anyone against redefining 'landuse' to include water?

If you mean _refining_ and not _redefining_ that is fine, i.e. adding to 
the definition that it can include water. As Martin said, you could use 
a layer tag for your mines, we have location=underground as well for 
such features.


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