[Tagging] water=pool

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 20:42:53 UTC 2017


On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 06:33:13AM +0700, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> I agree about the tag water=pool. Potentially very misleading.
> 
> Stream_pool seems okay, or perhaps waterway_pool to avoid a possible
> semantic conflict when applying the tag to rivers. Are there plans to add
> "riffles" as well? A riffle is, in American English at least, a fisherman's
> term for a shallower place in a river or stream where the water runs faster
> than normal. A riffle is akin to a rapid, only much smaller and slower
> running.  Folks fish the pools and riffles for trout, salmon, etc.

aren't the riffles very variable over time?

Richard



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