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Hello, there.

I'm drafting a proposal concerning some waterways whose flow regularly changes direction, which happens near some sinkholes named estavelles, which drain or feed water according to the aquifer level. I would consequently propose a way to map it, but it should be consistent with current tags, so I wondered: should I propose using

  1. oneway=reversible, as it already exists and can be used on other ways than roads, according to the wiki, but would in this case be used to indicate that something is not oneway, or
  2. another tag, such as twoway=yes, which could be clearer in this context of a way you would expect to be oneway, but at the risk of duplicating the use of oneway=no?

Hoping you can help,


asked 07 Sep '15, 15:29

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closed 07 Sep '15, 16:16

The question has been closed for the following reason "Question is off-topic or not relevant" by Penegal 07 Sep '15, 16:16

Discussion of proposals is not really suitable for this site. As explained in the FAQ, is for questions which have (at least in theory) a single, correct answer - something like "How to make a hole in an area, eg woodland".

Discussions should generally go on one of the mailing lists, or on IRC.

For proposals, you could also just create the proposal. The whole point of a proposal is to initiate a discussion, so just propose what seems best to you, and indicate what alternatives you rejected, and why. Then all interested participants can discuss what will work best - that's why every Wiki page has a discussion page.

Good luck with your proposal!

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answered 07 Sep '15, 15:38

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I could publish the draft and let the other contributors refine it, but I prefer refining my proposal and its consistence as much as I can before publishing the draft in order to not losing it in the ML noise. Thanks anyway.

(07 Sep '15, 16:16) Penegal

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