[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Telecom local netwoks

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 17:11:58 UTC 2018


Hi

As to provide a little update on this topic, little improvents have been
done on the proposal document
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Telecom_local_loop

telecom=central_office moves to telecom=exchange without change in its
definition

telecom=outdoor_dslam moves to telecom=service_device
Previous value was found confusing and not clear.
Goal is to map any standalone service equipments located in a cabinet.
Outdoor isn't mandatory, the cabinet can be installed underground, indoor
or wherever outside of an actual exchange building lacking of free space.
telecom=service_device will allows us to do indoor exchange mapping also if
we ever get able to do so someday.

I hope all 3 values telecom=exchange, telecom=service_device and
telecom=connection_point all match both telecom specialists and mappers
views and needs here

All the best

François

2018-06-13 1:12 GMT+02:00 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>:

> On 13/06/18 07:51, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
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> On 13 June 2018 at 06:54, François Lacombe <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> Hi Warin,
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>> 2018-06-12 11:52 GMT+02:00 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>:
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>>> What about calling them an 'exchange' ... though it could be confused
>>> with money - foreign currency trading etc.
>>>  So umm 'communication exchange' ?
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>> Exchange is a good input, thank you
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>> telecom=exchange can't really be confused with amenity=bureau_de_change
>> can you ?
>> This would be shorter to type than telecom=telecommunication_exchange or
>> even telecom=telephone_exchange and less redundant with key name "telecom"
>> We can think about telecom=exchange_point to meet consistency with
>> telecom=connection_point
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>> I would really enjoy a consensus on this
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> Yep, telecom=exchange works for me :-)
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> Works for me too... but don't be too hasty adopting one of 'my' ideas.
> Lets let others (and me) contemplate it for a while?
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