[Tagging] Telephone exchange

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 09:26:54 UTC 2018

Not all of them have no windows.
I'd tag it as what it is, building=telephone_exchange. That would be 
suitable with or without windows.

I have added a section on them to 

You can attempt to contact the original mapper .. they may well point to 
the OSM wiki telecoms page, that looks to be the source of it.

On 16/09/18 18:48, Anton Klim wrote:
> Hi,
> The telecom tagging scheme (on wiki) definitely had a tag for 
> telephone exchanges.
> For a building without windows, I’d suggest building=service
> 16 сент. 2018 г., в 8:48, José G Moya Y. <josemoya at gmail.com 
> <mailto:josemoya at gmail.com>> написал(а):
>> Hi!
>> Path 374362033 ( https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/374362033 ) is a 
>> building with no windows in Calle del Fúcar, 28014 Madrid that 
>> contains a phone exchange (originally it was a gigantic relay system 
>> for the phones of the area, now probably replaced with smaller 
>> computers and microcontrollers).
>> It is tagged as "building=central office", a non-standard tag.
>> I wonder if tagging it as "building=industrial" would be better, 
>> despite of the whole neigbourhood being officially classified as 
>> "tertiary use" (non-industrial).
>> Or maybe "building=yes" would be just enough. Path 28996211 ( 
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/28996211 ) is a similar phone 
>> exchange building, near Delicias, Madrid, enough old to be announced 
>> as "phone booths that way" on the street. It is tagged as "building=yes".
>> Do you think I should change the tag on 374362033?
>> Yours,
>> José Moya
>> Madrid
>> _______________________________________________
>> Tagging mailing list
>> Tagging at openstreetmap.org <mailto:Tagging at openstreetmap.org>
>> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging
> _______________________________________________
> Tagging mailing list
> Tagging at openstreetmap.org
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/attachments/20180916/9621962a/attachment-0001.html>

More information about the Tagging mailing list