[Tagging] Power tower and pole usefulness

François Lacombe francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu
Sat Sep 21 13:43:35 UTC 2013


Since the last discussions about that topic this summer, the choice has
been made to introduce man_made=tower and man_made=pole as an equivalent to
power=tower or power=pole in the power transmission refinement proposal.

Despite a pretty small consensus about that, it's the most consistent way
to let mappers use power=* to describe hosted features.

Nevertheless, using man_made=tower requires to add an extra tag to give the
usefulness of the tower.
tower:type=* is usually used to give this information.
Some power poles may be used to roll out telecoms lines. Let's use

There is a conflict in power context because tower:type is also used to
give the tower structure

One of these tags should be renamed.
Which one should be targeted ?


*François Lacombe*

francois dot lacombe At telecom-bretagne dot eu
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