[Tagging] mast / tower / communication_tower (again)

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 23:01:06 UTC 2018

Le mar. 9 oct. 2018 à 00:51, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> a écrit :

> Le 09. 10. 18 à 00:32, Graeme Fitzpatrick a écrit :
> > man_made=tower: a tall, slim, freestanding vertical structure
> > with internal access
> if it matches the look, isn't that what would already be
> described by the undocumented building=tower ?

Hard to tag a free-standing lattice tower as a building, don't you?

> > create a new tower:type=multipurpose
> tower:type=value1;value2 is not enough ?

tower:type shouldn't be confused with usage=* or any specific key to
indicate the purpose of the tower.
It's bad to merge several inconsistent concept in one key.

> > man-made=pole
> so all support=pole and man-made=pole need
> to be double tagged with the other namespace
> or you see a difference between both ?

support=pole should be understood in a passive meaning : the tagged feature
is supported on a pole
man_made=pole is an actual pole

All the best

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