[Tagging] landuse=basin

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Thu Jul 19 06:53:21 UTC 2018


18. Lipiec 2018 16:02 od eric at eric-poehlsen.de <mailto:eric at eric-poehlsen.de>:


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> The present OSM meaning of landuse=basin is "An area of land artificially graded to hold water."
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse%3Dbasin <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse%3Dbasin>
> This does not distinguish it from water=reservoir
> OSM defined as "A reservoir or artificial lake used to store water."
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:water%3Dreservoir <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:water%3Dreservoir>
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> I think it should have the word "temporarily" add to read 
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> "An area of land artificially graded to temporarily hold water."
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> I see it as similar to the bathroom basin - it holds water, but not all the time. 
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> Thoughts? 
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Have you checked what is mapped? If mappers use both tags in the same way then 


redefining them on wiki without resurveying most of them is pointless.

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