[Tagging] Radio telescopes

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 10:04:44 UTC 2018


Please don’t tag radio telescopes with tower:communication. Telescopes
observe, they do not communicate or send information.

On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 6:53 PM Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> What about
>
> man_made=tower
> tower:type=communication
> tower:construction=dish
>
> See for example https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/199994565 it's even
> rendered on the default OSM map.
> On Thu, 25 Oct 2018 at 17:38, Joseph Eisenberg
> <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I am working on rendering man_made=telescopes, starting with
> telescope:type=radio. Next will be telescope:type=optical.
> >
> > I noticed that man_made=radio_telecope is listed as a possible tagging
> mistake on the telescope wiki page. But there are still over 200 tagged
> with this, versus 450 with telescope:type=radio. It is not on the
> deprecated features page.
> >
> > Would it be acceptable to add man_made=radio_telescope to deprecated
> features, and suggest use of the more common man_made=telescope &
> telescope:type=radio tags?
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