[Tagging] Adding values to usage=* key for power transmission

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 07:35:21 UTC 2014


pipeline and highway on the same element is a poor idea. Lets start from
fact that underground pipeline
should be tagged with location=underground.

2014-12-03 23:14 GMT+01:00 Rainer F├╝genstein <rfu at oudeis.org>:

>
>
> MR> I do not know why anyone should tag one OSM way both with power=* and
> MR> railway=*.
>
> and here I contradict my own oppinion:
>
> In many cities, there's a gas pipeline running under (almost) every
> street, providing gas to domestic homes (as do water, sewage ...)
>
> just imagine a city like vienna, drawing one or more man_made=pipeline
> ways parallel to nearly every highway=* - a nightmare, editing-wise.
>
> in these cases, it would be better to use the already existing
> highway=* way and also tag it as man_made=pipeline. and here we have
> the first name=*, ref=* conflict, only to be solved by prefixes.
>
> similar situations where pipelines run underneath bridges to cross a
> river (etc).
>
> can't speak for the power guys here, but rather unlikely that
> something runs directly underneath/above a high voltage power line ;-)
>
> cu
>
>
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