[Tagging] Tagging suggestions for electricity

seirra general at sarifria.x10.bz
Fri Aug 31 07:43:25 UTC 2018

just something to mention about distribution companies here anyway, we 
have the network, then we have the company? so for example my network is 
UK power network, but my company is utilita? however in other areas 
(still in the uk) they would have a different network altogether

On 08/31/18 05:47, Dolly Andriatsiferana wrote:
>     I think this would be hard to maintain, and highly redundant since
>     voltage won't change for a given city or even country.
>     Think about standards names to fill utilities:electricity.
>     Each standard comes with frequency, voltage, rating...
> Yes, I agree that in most cases voltage doesn't change much for a 
> given city. But something that will change frequently is the source 
> (here in Madagascar mostly from a distribution company, a generator, 
> or individual solar panels).
> And maybe another good idea is to omit those voltage and possibly 
> redundant details, and put sources directly as values on the main tag 
> (like how most of the few existing electricity=* tags seem to be 
> used). So we would have something like:
>   * utility:electricity=yes - there is electricity feeding the
>     building but the source is not defined
>   * utility:electricity=no - there is no electricity source at all
>   * utility:electricity=generator/company/solar/windmill... - there is
>     electricity and the source is known
> Thanks.
> 2018-08-31 1:47 GMT+03:00 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>>:
>     On 31/08/18 05:20, François Lacombe wrote:
>>     Le jeu. 30 août 2018 à 19:12, Dolly Andriatsiferana
>>     <privatemajory at gmail.com <mailto:privatemajory at gmail.com>> a écrit :
>>         I like the idea of keeping a namespace gathering utilities
>>         such as electricity, gas, internet or other. But the idea is
>>         also to be able to use a namespace for the utility to provide
>>         more details (source, voltage, fee...) or conditions (if
>>         there's schedule in availability) - and with
>>         *utility:electricity* this would easily generate a complex
>>         tagging of namespace under namespace, unless you say it is no
>>         problem to have *utility:electricity:voltage=** for example.
>>     I think this would be hard to maintain, and highly redundant
>>     since voltage won't change for a given city or even country.
>     Most hoses in Australia have 240 v single phase supplied to them.
>     Then they have 'standard' (here) GPOs of 10 Amp capacity. Some
>     have one or more higher 15 Amp capacity outlets.
>     And then there are some houses that have 3 phase 415v supplied to
>     them - and they have 'standard' (here) GPOs of 10 Amp capacity,
>     possibly one or more 15 Amp capacity outlets and one or more 3
>     phase outlets.
>     So here you have in one neighbourhood 3 different instances of
>     electricity presence in houses.
>>     Agreed with Paul statement about earthing system which is
>>     specific to each building
>     Earthing systems are usually mandated and common to some
>     bureaucratic boundaries.
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