[Tagging] Slipway vs boat ramp

Mike H 1jgon6 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 16:15:39 UTC 2018


Oops, I forgot to include the changeset discussion. Here it is,
https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/58388640#map=17/31.39739/-94.52454


On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 12:16 PM Mike H <1jgon6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The user Tex Shotcaller made me realize that there are two different kinds
> of slipway. There is the traditional slipway where you have a track to
> slide the boat down, and then there are boat ramps where you drive a
> trailer into the water and float the boat off the trailer. Both of these
> are very different feature, but they are tagged the same way as
> leisure=slipway.
>
> I think there is a better way to tag these so that it is known what is
> being described. I'm not really sure what the best way to do this is, and
> so I'm asking here for ideas.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jgon6
>
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