[Tagging] Feature proposal - Street Cabinets - RFC

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Fri Apr 25 15:43:35 UTC 2014


Hi,

On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 04:27:59PM +0200, François Lacombe wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The Street Cabinet proposal came to Proposed status.
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Street_cabinet
> 
> Briefly, it introduce a new man_made value : street_cabinet, to map all
> stuff installed in streets (often on pavements) and hosting several kind of
> utility devices.
> street_cabinet=* tag is here to precise a bit what's hosted inside.
> 
> A few more tags are available, more of them already exists in the OSM wiki.
> 
> Don't hesitate to take pictures, add them on the wiki and we'll try
> together to find tags to document them as for completing the example
> section which can't be exhaustive at this time.
> 
> Many thanks in advance for your feedbacks.

The telecoms MDF stuff should contain more. At least we have two types,
active and passive cabinets. With the old MDF based DSL Services those
are completely passive, non cooled, non powered copper only sub
distribution frames.

Example:
http://www.mapillary.com/map/im/rB2QgeF936gMENnwjtt7ZA

On the left and right. In the distance on the left side of the street
you can even see a small grey concrete "cabinet". Its more of the size
of a shoe-box. Its a German Telekom cable decompression outlet. This is
used for a pipe outlet for measuring air pressure loss in main cables.

With the VDSL Service (and tomorrow G.fast) the cabinets contain active
equipment (you can hear the noise), are much larger and need cooling.

My memory says we already had something in place for telecoms street
cabinets for cable distribution but i cant seem to find it.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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