[Tagging] Radio telescopes

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Oct 26 09:34:04 UTC 2018


Yes, Arecibo message is not turning Arecibo Observatory into tower:communication
And there is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radar_astronomy <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radar_astronomy> 

"Radar astronomy differs from radio astronomy in that the latter is a passive observation and 
the former an active one."
but it is also not a communication.

25. Oct 2018 12:04 by joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>:


> 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 <mailto: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 <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 <mailto: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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