Re: [Tagging] Defining the meaning of capacity tag for tourism=camp_site

2020-11-10 Thread Graeme Fitzpatrick
On Sat, 31 Oct 2020 at 20:27, Sven Geggus wrote: > While the wiki clearly states that capacity means people a lot of mappers > seem to think that the number of camp-pitches is meant. > > The problem is, that both numbers seem to make sense on different types of > camp-sites. While the (maximum)

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Fire lookouts

2020-11-10 Thread Rob Savoye
On 11/10/20 2:16 PM, Jake Low wrote: > This proposal suggests introducing two new tag values: building=fire_lookout > to indicate that a building is or was originally built to be a fire lookout, > and emergency=fire_lookout to indicate that a feature (usually a building=* > or man_made=tower)

[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Fire lookouts

2020-11-10 Thread Jake Low
Proposal page: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/fire_lookouts Fire lookouts are structures used by firefighting personnel to spot wildfires and monitor them as they develop. Lookouts are usually built on high vantage points in the wilderness, and staff often live on site

Re: [Tagging] Deprecate water=pond?

2020-11-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Tue, 10 Nov 2020 at 05:26, Joseph Eisenberg wrote: > I think the best option is to deprecate water=pond and suggest using > water=lake for > natural lakes, even small ones, and use water=reservoir or water=basin (or > landuse=reservoir or =basin if you prefer) for the artificial ones. I

Re: [Tagging] Deprecate water=pond?

2020-11-10 Thread nathan case
Agreed: it is often not possible to tell if a pond/lake is artificial or not. Some lakes are hundreds of years old and the environment has adapted to now appear as though it were a natural feature. Reservoir does not seem appropriate for an artificial pond. In my experience, reservoirs are