[Tagging] [Power] sub_station vs substation

Ole Nielsen on-osm at xs4all.nl
Sun Nov 3 07:38:50 UTC 2013


you'll need to be a bit patient. As long as the main mapnik map and the 
major editors don't support the new tag there won't be a quick switch to 
the new tag. The old sub_station tag (100000 uses) will continue to 
exist for a very long time and renders should keep supporting it. At 
least the count for power=station seems to be decreasing now (somebody 


On 03/11/2013 00:14, François Lacombe wrote:
> Hi,
> As mentionned in the issue #230 on the main openstreetmap rendering
> github, the number of occurences of power=sub_station increased during
> the last 15 days.
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/230#issuecomment-27632715
> The new value power=substation was introduced not long ago and is the
> official value of power template for power substations on the wiki.
> It would be great to stop using the old value (sub_station) for new
> features, and edit the old ones (case by case, carefully) to suggest
> people to support the new tagging scheme.
> If you're knowledgable about power networks, you could add the
> substation=* tag to indicate the usefulness of the substation.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Substation#Substation_values
> Many thanks in advance.
> *François Lacombe*
> francois dot lacombe At telecom-bretagne dot eu
> http://www.infos-reseaux.com
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