[Tagging] Utility tag values replacement

François Lacombe francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu
Wed Apr 16 17:53:50 UTC 2014


The contributor who widely use utility=* to map street cabinet, Xoff, in
Birmingham area told me he agree utility=* replacement by a more consistent
tagging scheme.

As I said in first mail of this thread, here are some ideas for the
Don't do mass edit but look carefully to each object.
utility=pole => power=pole (or power=tower) - Only if the pole carries
power lines.
utility=power_sub_station => power=substation
utility=electric => power=* - We have to choose the value which best match
the need.
utility=electricity => power=* - Idem
utility=power => power=* - Idem
utility=power_station => power=substation or power=plant - Depends of what
is it actually, a plant or a substation ?

Have a look to power map features


*François Lacombe*

francois dot lacombe At telecom-bretagne dot eu

2014-04-07 18:57 GMT+02:00 François Lacombe <
francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu>:

> Hi
> 2014-04-07 18:40 GMT+02:00 fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>:
>> What about man_made=pole/mast/tower ?
> It was discussed month ago on this mailing-list and it was a pain to get
> it adopted, and then failed.
> We do have power=tower and power=pole, I'll let the one who will try to
> map telephone and CATV to get the consensus on multi-utility tower/pole.
> Maybe it will be me, but I currently don't have time to spend on it.
> I do not mind if you retag the "real" power facilities but think it is
>> enough to simply add your tags and leave the rest as utility=* does not
>> interfere with power=* .
> At first sight yes, but each case is an example for new contributors and
> what will they choose if both tags are on the object ?
> There are no compatibility issues regarding < 1000 objects.
> It won't be the same when 10000k of them would have been added.
> My point is most of power=* values have been adopted and everyone get the
> occasion to give its opinion where utility=* doesn't.
>> Please always try to get in contact with the original editor.
>> We had a discussion about how to tag telephone cable some month ago, do
>> you remember ? Maybe someone tries to better group these kind of
>> infrastructure.
> I'll ask him, indeed.
> *François Lacombe*
> francois dot lacombe At telecom-bretagne dot eu
> http://www.infos-reseaux.com
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