[Tagging] [Power] sub_station vs substation
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>>
> We should surely not make an automatic conversion of the tag.
> Keeping the old tag is useful for tracking substations that need
> 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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