[Tagging] tower types, cooling towers, etc.

Mark Bradley ethnicfoodisgreat at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 22:08:13 UTC 2017


> Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:30:06 +0100
> From: Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> To: "Tag discussion, strategy and related tools"
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> Subject: Re: [Tagging] tower types, cooling towers, etc.
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> 2017-11-17 17:22 GMT+01:00 Mark Bradley <ethnicfoodisgreat at gmail.com>:
> 
> > You know, after giving it some more thought, I'm not sure what I think.
> > Forget I said it.
> 
> 
> 
> I've also been re-thinking about it, and maybe the best is to abandon
> man_made=tower for everything that can be better described with a more specific
> tag, e.g. man_made=water_tower (established), lighthouse (established),
> communications_tower (established), cooling_tower (deprecated but used 400
> times), watchtower (not used, but watch_tower has
> 3 occurences), etc.
> 
> I'm setting up a proposal,
> 
> Cheers,
> Martin
>


Thanks for the proposal, and I look forward to it.  Hopefully it will lead to some clarification.

Mark
 





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