[Tagging] Power=cable for low voltage lines?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Oct 21 10:50:25 UTC 2018

Aren’t major lines usually part of the longer-distance transmission system,
and minor lines are local distribution? Like highway=primary vs

That seems like a useful and important distinction, and it usually goes
along with the difference in voltage and the heights of the things
supporting the wires.

It would be nice to have a different category for the private cables or
lines to individual buildings or between private buildings, equivalent to
highway=service, so that these could be easily filtered out from maps and
schematics of the transmission / distribution system
On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 6:24 PM François Lacombe <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com>

> Le dim. 21 oct. 2018 à 09:21, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> a écrit :
>> > On 20. Oct 2018, at 09:03, François Lacombe <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > We all agree on necessarily classification, but the only argument in
>> favor of line/minor_line is they are too used to change.
>> no, the argument is that this is a basic distinction which anyone can
>> make, without knowing about transmission, distribution or voltage.
>> Line is on poles? so it is a minor line. On towers? line.
>> This doesn’t describe what you want to know, but it describes the visual
>> prominence.
> Which is not true because you find poles more massive than tiny towers.
> That's exactly my point: currently the necessary classification is made
> upon subjective criterias
> Big... small... minor... major what does that mean?
> As said things aren't so binary, what about lines which are not minor nor
> major?
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