[Tagging] [Power] sub_station vs substation

Ole Nielsen on-osm at xs4all.nl
Sun Nov 10 08:06:10 UTC 2013

On 10/11/2013 02:01, François Lacombe wrote:
> 2013/11/9 Ole Nielsen <on-osm at xs4all.nl <mailto:on-osm at xs4all.nl>>
>     +1
>     We should surely not make an automatic conversion of the tag.
>     Keeping the old tag is useful for tracking substations that need
>     reviewing.
> +1
>     I asked this question in another thread and got one suggestion:
>     "local_distribution". I have since tagged a few substations with
>     "minor_substation" as 'local' is a somewhat ambiguous term (I admit
>     that could also apply to 'minor) but I haven't documented anything
>     so far.
> Did you use power=minor_substation or substation=minor_substation ?

Sorry, I remembered wrong (too much wine I think). I meant 
substation=minor_distribution, not minor_substation of course. And I 
managed to misspell it too! oops

>     For substations that are not for 'special purpose' (such as
>     converter, traction etc) the recommendation is to use the value
>     'transmission' for substations having a highest operation voltage
>     above 100 kV and 'distribution' for those below that voltage. There
>     may be reasons to deviate from this rule but the average mapper
>     having no special knowledge about a particular substation should
>     stick to this rule.
> +1 to make it "default". To definitely move on this voltage problem too.
> Specific situations for each countries could be detailed in the country
> power project page.

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