[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Substation Refinement

François Lacombe francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu
Sun Sep 1 17:04:39 UTC 2013

2013/8/30 Ole Nielsen <on-osm at xs4all.nl>

> On 30/08/2013 11:00, bredy wrote:
>> Another question.
>> But the pole with transformer is a substation?
>> For me is better to tag it as a Pole because really I see a pole, not all
>> people know a transformer. Then if I put transformer=yes I see there is a
>> transformer in the pole.
> Agree, the transformer is just a feature of the pole. I wouldn't tag it as
> a substation.
> According to http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/**wiki/Proposed_features/**
> Substation_refinement<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Substation_refinement>that is indeed how to do it. I see no problems in having an alternative
> tagging of the transformer since the power key is already used for the
> pole. For retrieval it is only slightly more complicated than just
> searching for power=transformer.

It's already used for the poles but don't you think it's transformers which
deserve the most the usage of power=* ?

*François Lacombe*

francois dot lacombe At telecom-bretagne dot eu
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