[Tagging] Telecoms Tagging

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 10:47:42 UTC 2015


On 3/08/2015 8:22 PM, Tim Waters wrote:
> On 3 August 2015 at 10:34, Malcolm Herring
> <malcolm.herring at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> On 02/08/2015 22:10, Tim Waters wrote:
>>> Is a loop
>>> a mappable thing
>>
>> In the telecom context, "loop" is a synonym for "circuit",

e.g.

>>   a pair of
>> wires, twisted together and is always a point-to-point connection (linear
>> (non-closed) way in OSM mapping).

It may also be a microwave link, a radio link, a coaxial fibre, an optical fibre or composed from any combination of these.
Not only a twisted pair of wires. I may have left some out too!

>>
>> Ahh I see, thank you for the clarification, that makes a lot of sense
>>
>> Tim
>>
>>
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