[Tagging] Power poles & tower : power vs man_made

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Fri Aug 16 14:53:37 UTC 2013


If you have the layer=1 on the node, renderers may decide that the entire node, including the pole, are on layer 1.


John Sturdy <jcg.sturdy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:40 PM, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:14 PM, John Sturdy <jcg.sturdy at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> I'd prefer to indicate a transformer mounted on a pole with either:
> >> power=transformer
> >> layer=1
> 
> > You didn't catch that the node is primarily tagged with "power=pole"
> > (or "tower"). Then you cannot add a 2nd "power" tag
> > "power=transformer". Or you plan to add a 2nd node exactly on top of
> > the power=pole node which is something I would not recommend.
> 
> No, neither of those; I meant to use just exactly those two tags, on
> just one node, and have the presence of the pole be implied by the
> "layer=1" indicating that the transformer is not on the ground, rather
> than being mentioned explicitly.
> 
> __John
> 
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