[Tagging] tower types, cooling towers, etc.

Fran├žois Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 21:03:28 UTC 2017

Thank you Marc

2017-11-17 19:07 GMT+01:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

> yes, just that "tower" is very generic and there are many things that all
> are some kind of towers, but do not have to be in the same main tag in OSM
> (and often aren't). You see a road? That's not enough for mapping in OSM,
> you also have to say which kind of road. Same with towers.

We're not so far from roads in my logic.
highway=* is equivalent to tower=* which are equivalent to street_cabinet=*
in my previous mail.

Highways are missing a man_made=road, while we are trying to discuss
man_made=tower here. Should we forget it ?

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