|Status:||Proposed (under way)|
|Definition:||Officialise proposals in WikiProject Whitewater Maps|
|Rendered as:||OpenLayer, (much like OpenCycleMap)|
I wish to Officialise the whitewater=* Key so that documentation can be written regarding it. The Key is already in common use due to the proposal within WikiProject Whitewater Maps, and shoudl be a simple matter of vote and implement.
A community of (Kayakers, Canoeists, and Whitewater Rafters) can already be found on this Wiki and have started tagging rivers for human powered navigation. Having a definitive tagging system for them would be beneficial.
Similar and Related Proposals can be found below;
- WikiProject Whitewater Maps
- Proposed features/River Difficulty
- Proposed features/Canoe
Currently in use, but not agreed upon unanimously and not documented in full;
- whitewater=put_in - A good/recommended/commonly used place to put in. Node placed on one side of the river (like a bus_stop is placed one side of a road).
- whitewater=egress - A good/recommended/commonly used place to take out. Node placed on one side of the river
- whitewater=hazard - Minor or Major hazard. Also use a description tag. Should be accompanied by whitewater:description=*.
- whitewater=put_in;egress - A good/recommended/commonly used place to both put in and take out! (WARNING NEEDS DISCUSSION)
Addtional Tags in this proposal;
- whitewater=# - Feature, Playspot, or similar? A named feature on the river that is know to paddlers for certain characteristics. i.e Playspots, Slalom Sites etc. NOT a Danger, but a worthwhile mention in river topography? Should be accompanied by whitewater:description=*.
An overall proposal regarding whitewater mapping can be found here. Please only comment upon this specific proposal here, and leave comments on the overall proposal there;