[Tagging] Power Tower Landuse = ?

Jherome Miguel jheromemiguel at gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 10:30:31 UTC 2017

Though I came lately here, I agree. Indicating the type of industrial area
will help indicate the industry where the piece of land is used.


On Jul 4, 2017 6:08 PM, "Martin Koppenhoefer" <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> 2017-07-04 1:56 GMT+02:00 John Willis <johnw at mac.com>:
>> it seems like other long-term infrastructure (power towers, communication
>> towers) are suggested to be landuse=industrial.
>> I really think there should be some kind of subtag then, because not only
>> can you define what and why you are tagging, but it allows presets to be
>> easily created in iD and searched by new taggers.
>> industrial=power, industrial=communication, etc.
> I agree that a formalization of industrial subtags would be really
> desirable. There are many different kind of things that get this same
> landuse property, e.g. warehouses, production facilities, logistical
> infrastructure (ports, distribution centres, ...).
> For the German context (but likely also for other places), there should be
> also a distinction for "light industry" (Gewerbe).
> Then it seems strange we don't have yet a standardized list of typical top
> level categories (e.g. automotive, textile, semiconductors, electronics,
> energy, machinery, mining, ...)
> Cheers,
> Martin
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