[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Substation Refinement

Martin Koppenhöfer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue May 21 21:47:35 UTC 2013



Am 21/mag/2013 um 23:28 schrieb Ole Nielsen <on-osm at xs4all.nl>:

> power=station tag was really created by accident (German for substation is "Station") whereas "power station" in English actually is a synonym for a power plant


actually in German a substation is called Umspannwerk (transformer station) while a power plant aka station is called Kraftwerk. The word Station has a lot of different meanings but is AFAIK not used for power something, see also here http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Station

Don't blame the Germans for everything ;-)

Cheers,
Martin


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