[Tagging] Canoe route

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 18:04:28 UTC 2018

I agree that waterway=river and route=ferry are incorrect and that
route=ferry is slightly less so <g>.

But do you mean the untagged ways should be tagged with route=canoe as
someone else suggested, or that the entire relation should be tagged that

On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 9:48 AM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 6:22 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> A closer look at some similar relations (thanks, Kevin) indicates others
>> have had the same issue and resolved it in various ways. One person left
>> the water-crossing ways untagged, as I did, another used waterway=river to
>> mark them, another used route=ferry (both incorrect for my situation).
> Untagged is undesirable.  Could be anything.  Footpath in an area prone to
> heave flooding.  Ley line.  Anything. :)
> Waterway=river is just plain wrong.
> Route=ferry is also wrong, but not quite as wrong as the others.  It's a
> step in the right direction.  As the old joke goes,
> now we're just haggling over money.
> Route=canoe is the right way to go, I think.  It may not render at present
> (I haven't checked) but the carto guys may
> decide to render it at some point in the future.  Factors in the decision
> will be how often it is used and if it serves a
> useful purpose.
> --
> Paul

Dave Swarthout
Homer, Alaska
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Travel Blog at http://dswarthout.blogspot.com
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