[Tagging] [tagging] Canoe route / nautical channels

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Tue Jul 3 11:07:24 UTC 2018


3. Lipiec 2018 12:24 od osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au <mailto:osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au>:

> A waterway=canal, waterway=river, or waterway=stream way inside a lake or pond is probably appropriate to connect an in-flow to an out-flow in a direct line, to allow software to easily trace waterways through lakes or ponds (which are essentially just widening of the waterway) without having to process areas.




I am not sure whatever "to allow software to easily trace" is appropriate reason,

but at least in some cases rivers/streams are considered to not be interrupted by


lake/pond (so stream is not considered to end before lake and start again, but is 


considered to exist within lake).
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