[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Ephemeral a water property key.

Sergio Manzi smz at smz.it
Thu Dec 13 23:58:43 UTC 2018


You can do *exactly the same* with my new proposed values for intermittent=*

No need for a new key, I think.

Cheers,

Sergio


On 2018-12-14 00:48, Warin wrote:
> On 13/12/18 12:48, Sergio Manzi wrote:
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>> On 2018-12-13 02:36, Warin wrote:
>>> At the moment developing a system to render seasonal values on requires a  determination on spring/summer/autumn/winter etc .. this would add some new terms. Not too hard but does add to things. 
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>> Also developing a system to render the ephemeral key would add some complexity, probably more...
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>>> Not certain about ephemeral being subservient to intermittent.
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>> If it is not there all of the time, than it is intermittent.
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>> If it doesn't last long, than it is ephemeral (/but then it is not there all of the time and thus it is intermittent too/).
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> The primary motivation for me is that a water feature with intermittent is more likely to have water, even it I have to dig a meter or two for it, than a water feature with ephemeral.
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> I don't expect a 'normal' map will tell me this. But a desert map should.
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> I would map the ephemeral river banks/courses.
> But then the places where water pools to form more permanent water sources I would as natural=water, intermittent=yes. In this way they can be distinguished as a more probable source of water.
> Some satellite imagery shows these .. but then some shows the area just after rain! So it requires some judgements.
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> I'll add this as a rationale ...
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