[Tagging] Deprecate water=pond?

Alessandro Sarretta alessandro.sarretta at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 13:28:23 UTC 2020


On 11/11/20 14:10, Brian M. Sperlongano wrote:
> Is it actually desirable to distinguish a "lake" from a "pond"?  If 
> so, what is the difference?  Is it just that a body of water is named 
> "XYZ Pond" versus "XYZ Lake"?  If so, isn't water=pond versus 
> water=lake derived from and redundant with name?
>
> Is there a conceivable scenario where a data consumer or renderer 
> would care about the distinction between these two tags?

When I go walking in the mountains, I like do follow tracks that are 
close to ponds (in this case, small (~10m) body of water where animals 
can go to drink) and I can find many of them in a few kilometres. Lakes 
are very different from that :-)

Ale


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