[Tagging] RFC proposed water property key 'ephemeral '
osm at imagico.de
Sun May 27 09:45:24 UTC 2018
On Sunday 27 May 2018, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> I attempted to add something from this very useful summary to wiki in
Yes, saw it.
One problem about this proposal is that it implies the proposed tag and
intermittent=* are mutually exclusive. This as said simply clashes
with the current reality of tagging.
Creating a supplemental tag (ephemeral=yes or intermittent=ephemeral or
anything else) would seem fine to me if it is well defined what it
means and if there is a clear warning on verifiability (i.e. that you
should only use it if you have realiable local knowledge of the
By the way about 100k of the 150k features with a seasonal=* tag also
have an intermittent tag and the ~50k which do not include all the
seasonal roads etc. So seasonal=* is for water features mostly used as
a supplemental tag to intermittent=*.
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