[Tagging] mast / tower / communication_tower (again)

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 21:15:13 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2 Oct 2018 at 00:24, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> If this is the reason why we need a distinction, I'd rather use tags that
> state it, then rely on some indirect fuzzy mast/tower distinction.
> man_made=broadcast_tower vs. man_made=cellphone_tower (for example).
> Certainly, choosing "communication tower" for both types but under
> different keys wasn't  a solution that satisfies our requirements (reduce
> confusion and be easily applicable while allowing to distinguish what
> people want to distinguish)

 Then you get other "fuzzy" ones :-), such as this one that I found

I was in this area last week & went in yesterday to check & if necessary
update some map features. I found that this tower is currently mapped as a
Well, yes, it is as it has a water tank on top, but it also supports
various mobile phone & TV antennae, so what should it be?


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