[Tagging] Deprecation - waterway=riverbank vs water=river

Tomas Straupis tomasstraupis at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 12:35:36 UTC 2021

2021-03-06, št, 13:35 Andy Townsend rašė:
> The primary question here is on GENERAL ATTTITUDE of DWG to such incidents.
> In this case I'm trying to clarify: is Andy with his DWG hat on saying
> that organising pointless changes of tags is OK with DWG.

> If someone is organising a change between two tags that mean exactly the same
> thing, where have both been part of OSM for a very long time, and  both are
> accepted by OSM data consumers as meaning exactly the same thing, then:
> <...>

  Thank you, Andy. DWG position is clear now:
  1. Organising mass worldwide removing of water=river and upgrading
it to waterway=riverbank is totally fine with DWG.
  2. Following the same thinking the same goes with improving
water=reservoir to landuse=reservoir.



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