[Tagging] RFC: Seaway key - proposal for mapping ports

Bert -Araali- Van Opstal bert.araali.afritastic at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 04:08:30 UTC 2021


On 06/03/2021 06:41, stevea wrote:
> On Mar 5, 2021, at 6:26 PM, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 6 Mar 2021 at 11:35, stevea <steveaOSM at softworkers.com> wrote:
>> Do we want a "catch-all, marine version?"  It's looking like Seaway is it.
>>
>> I agree that it's a good term, & as mentioned, a good match for highway, railway, airway etc.
>>
>> One problem though is that we do already have https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dseaway. Marked as abandoned with only 70 uses so I'm not sure if that would cause issues?
> Seamark:type has 437 054 objects ! 6 971 Users. 49 439 Moorings, 9 614 harbour categories, etc... Dedicated add-on in JOSM etc...
> Those numbers speak for themselves. I would say look no further, this is a no-brainer.
>
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