[Tagging] Fuel shops

Jan van Bekkum jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 12:18:48 UTC 2015


There is a similar confusion for kerosine (US), paraffine (UK), petroleum
(NL); it all the same liquid.

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:29 PM johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

> On Mar 20, 2015, at 6:19 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 20/03/2015 6:20 PM, John Willis wrote:
>
>
> I haven't had a chance to read up on how to define the fuel type.
>
> I imagine there is various heating oils, propane and kerosene, LNG, coal,
> wood, different grades of gas, diesel, aviation fuel, jet fuel, etc - even
> "farm gas" which has different taxes.
>
> How can those be defined - esp if a shop sells more than one ( like my
> Japanese gas station that also sells kerosene?)
>
>
> Read the wiki? http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:fuel
>
>
> Thanks for the link.
>
>
> that lists various octane ratings, LPG, wood, electric, diesel...
>
> It misses on various things as it is designed for amenity=fuel ...
> but has been expanded for amenity=bbq ... that expansion has not followed
> the same system though.
>
>
> well, I guess you could use fuel:wood=yes for a place that sells firewood,
> same with charcoal, if it was of mappable importance.
>
> at least they didn’t try to define the liquid fuels the same way (“gas”),
> and left it to us to add propane/kerosene, etc.
>
>
> You can change it .. or make proposals here. Just don't change the
> existing values and it should be fine.
> I'd think you'd be adding heating oils, propane and kerosene.
>
> I'd leave the avgas and jet fuel for later when aviation types want it,
> not something you normally see for sale.
>
>
> yea, I’m more interested in kerosene for mapping Japan. Propane in the US
> is for BBQ grills, right? as far as the heating oils they use for the
> central heaters in the eastern US, I have no idea what it is actually
> called.
>
> 'Opal' fuel is a special petrol that exists in 'outback' Australia ..
> maybe that could be added.
>
>
> if that is how it’s displayed, I would add it, as it is not “normal”
> gasoline. There’s another additive down there too, the adblue stuff.
>
> it discourages kids sniffing petrol and ending up without brains. Some
> people use avgas in their vehicles for the same purpose.
>
>
> there must not be a lot of stuff to do out there, I take it.
>
> Javbw.
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