[Tagging] Power poles & tower : power vs man_made

Chris Hill osm at raggedred.net
Tue Aug 13 16:57:44 UTC 2013

I would prefer that you didn't pretend we will deprecate a tag so widely used just so a small proportion of them can have another power tag on it when we can easily just add transformer=yes or something similar. 

Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>Il giorno 13/ago/2013, alle ore 16:31, François Lacombe
><francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu> ha scritto:
>> Another possibility would be to deprecate power=pole and power=tower
>and use man_made=pole and man_made=tower+tower:type=power
>> It would allow us to have nodes with man_made=pole +
>power=transformer or any other hosted feature.
>I'd prefer to use something more specific if we'd decide to move
>power=tower to the man_made key, e.g. man_made=electrical_tower
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cheers, Chris
osm user, chillly
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