[Tagging] mast / tower / communication_tower (again)

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 23:48:08 UTC 2018


" If you combine communications;observation, which would it render as?"

It won't render at all, unless an individual renderer adds support for this
specific combination


On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 8:28 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> On Tue, 9 Oct 2018 at 08:51, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I agree in principle, but I have a few questions.
>>
>> 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 ?
>>
>
> As Francois says, a lattice tower is not a building. & "undocumented" is
> also a bit of a problem! I didn't even know such a tag existed & it's not
> listed on the map features page
>
> > create a new tower:type=multipurpose
>>
>> tower:type=value1;value2 is not enough ?
>>
>
> Could be, but currently man_made:communications_tower renders one way,
> tower:type=communications & second way & tower:type=observation a different
> way again. If you combine communications;observation, which would it render
> as?
>
> so all support=pole and man-made=pole need
>> to be double tagged with the other namespace
>> or you see a difference between both ?
>>
>
> Another one that I didn't know of the existence of. The only reference I
> could find to pole was power=pole purely for supporting electrical cables.
> Somebody else, earlier in this discussion, also made reference to
> man_made=pole being undocumented but used for roof-top mobile phone antennae
>
> Thanks
>
> Graeme
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