[Tagging] Proposal: Energy generator power types

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Tue Aug 17 12:12:01 BST 2010

On Tue, 17 Aug 2010, Tom Chance wrote:
> Just to help summarise, with these proposals we end up with:
> power=generator (the starting point)
> power_rating (to specify the watts generated)
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:power_rating
> power_source (to specify the fuel type / energy source)
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:power_source
> power_output (to specify what type energy is generated)
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/power_type
> power_method (to specify how it generates the useful energy)
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/power_method

I'm not likely to be using any of these tags soon, but the scheme demonstrates 
consideration of the whole spectrum of possible tagging required.
I note that too many tags are one-offs with no consideration of where they fit 
in an organised set of tags.

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