[Tagging] When was the deprecation of location=kiosk for power=substation discussed?

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 11:06:58 UTC 2018

what about this type:

they are pretty common in Belgium.
I have no idea whether the technician can enter should a "building" or not ?


On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:23 PM, Fran├žois Lacombe
<fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com> wrote:
> HI
> 2018-04-25 21:30 GMT+02:00 Michael Reichert <osm-ml at michreichert.de>:
>> I think that small substations are not street cabinets because they are
>> much larger than street cabinets and are usually not located on the
>> sidewalk but next to it on a separate area.
> Main difference between buildings and cabinets (street or not) is that
> technicians can enter in a building but not in a cabinet.
> man_made=street_cabinet was mainly intended for cabinets located in streets
> (not necessairly on sidewalks) but can actually cover cabinets in private
> areas.
> location=kiosk raises terminology questions and prevent to give the actual
> location of the cabinet when a substation is in it.
> That's why using man_made=street_cabinet is more consistent with local
> distribution substations not installed in a proper building.
> This is one of such for example :
> https://www.google.fr/maps/@45.8095526,6.209416,3a,38.7y,76.67h,76.47t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sU25e1MIwSgn9hE0L-hjw8Q!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
> All the best
> Fran├žois
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