[Tagging] Irrigation: ditches, canals and drains

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Mon Jun 3 20:19:22 UTC 2019

Hi all

Regarding the particular situation of service vs usage keys, JOSM team
wonders if service may be moved to usage

Don't blame them on "deprecate" word, which should be understood as
Question is "Should we keep service in use for destination of water leading
in man made waterways?"

All the best


Le ven. 31 mai 2019 à 22:41, François Lacombe <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com> a
écrit :

> Hi
> I agree with aqueduct as a system composed of bridges, tunnels, pipes and
> canal (not only a bridge crossing a valley).
> Le ven. 31 mai 2019 à 16:10, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
> a écrit :
>> I think that in this case, with only
>> usage=headrace
>> waterway=canal
>> tags even a perfect renderer would have a trouble.
> That's right
> It misses a structure
> Tunnel and bridge can eventually help respectively for underground and
> overhead situations.
> Another key or value have to be determined to describe overground lining
> (and other possibilities)
> If the canal have a constant width, it can be added with width=* referring
> to water width at its surface
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