[Tagging] How to tag named group of named water areas?

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 22:37:54 UTC 2018

On Tue, Nov 06, 2018 at 11:26:49PM -0600, Gerd Petermann wrote:
> Hi all,
> after reading the last comments in this thread I tried again to convince
> Dave that the rather special rules for multipolygon relations cannot be used
> for all types of relations, esp. not those with route=pipeline and that he
> should not remove tags like man_made=pipeline from ways of such a relation,
> see this long discussion:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/64027881
> I give up now because for me a type=multipolygon relation is something
> completely different and Dave insists that it is are not. Seems we are both
> frustated now :-(

my experience with waterways tells me that "essential tags" (like natural=water)
allways belong to the members and not any encompassing relation such as 
man_made=pipeline looks like on of those tags I would always put on the members,
not the relation.


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