[Tagging] landuse=reservoir vs water=reservoir
61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 00:16:11 UTC 2019
On 11/06/19 19:30, marc marc wrote:
> Le 11.06.19 à 11:14, Tomas Straupis a écrit :
>> What do you think?
> I find very strange that reservoir is a landuse by itself
> it would be a bit like putting landuse=rest on a bench
> or landuse=stop on a parking lot.
> landuse should be what the place is for. reservoir is the function
> of the object, which is inscribed when a larger purpose (agriculture,
> energy production, flood management,...)
Reservoir is for the storage of water, thus a use of the land. It could
be named 'water_storage' but the areas mapped would remain the same.
Some reservoirs serve more than one end purpose e.g. flood management
and water for human consumption.
> natural=water is not perfect (soe dislike natural for man-made feature)
> but at least it allows to split "there is water" with its function
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The key natural is also disliked by me. Water is a land cover .. so
could be tagged landcover=water.
Other features in the key natural are either land covers or land forms
and could be split into those 2 keys.
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