[Tagging] lamp_type: sodium or sodium_vapor?

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Fri Jul 28 01:14:47 UTC 2017

I have always heard the term "sodium vapor" when talking about those bright
yellow lights. It is sodium vapor excited by high voltage that produces the
characteristic yellow light. I'm pretty sure mercury lamps work the same

Therefore I'd vote for lamp_type=sodium_vapor (or mercury_vapor)



On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 4:31 PM, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni at jidanni.org>

> On https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Key:lamp_type I offer two
> ways to fix this...
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Dave Swarthout
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