[Tagging] RFC proposed water property key 'ephemeral '

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun May 27 08:37:18 UTC 2018

25. May 2018 11:42 by osm at imagico.de <mailto:osm at imagico.de>:

> On Friday 25 May 2018, Warin wrote:
>> Intermittent does not equal ephemeral.
> So you have said repeatedly.
> I know this is hard for native English speakers but you need to accept 
> that tags in OSM do not generally mean what the English language terms 
> they use mean.
> intermittent=yes in OSM currently means quite precisely what the OSM 
> wiki says it means:
> "The intermittent=* key is used to indicate that a body of water does 
> not permanently contain water."
> This includes at least a few 100k features you would define as 
> ephemeral.  You can't change that with a proposal.

I attempted to add something from this very useful summary to wiki in

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:intermittent&diff=1612599&oldid=1610066 <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:intermittent&diff=1612599&oldid=1610066>

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