[Tagging] weight limit in short tons
61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 21:50:16 UTC 2019
On 31/01/19 07:20, Minh Nguyen wrote:
> On 2019-01-26 15:27, Warin wrote:
>> The only problem is the 'ton'.
>> I n the USA 2,000 pounds
>> In the UK 2,240 pounds.
>> Resolving this? units 'ton us' and 'ton uk' ???
> I've been converting to pounds (lbs), which avoids this ambiguity with
> precise conversions. Apparently I'm not alone.  But I'd welcome a
> well-supported convention for U.S. tons so that data consumers don't
> have to guess whether the sign is expressed in pounds or tons.
>  https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/maxweight=10000%20lbs
Better demonstration of use
Over 1,000 instances.
Some use of kg too .. but that is harder to demonstrate.
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