[Tagging] Charging stations: socket:<type>:output -- which format for the value?
email at daniel-korn.de
Mon Jul 29 11:00:25 UTC 2019
I'd vote for kW aswell (and a value of "22" then), since we're not
always using SI and not always base-unit-values (see kilometers per hour).
Am 29.07.2019 um 12:53 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> Am Mo., 29. Juli 2019 um 12:39 Uhr schrieb dktue <email at daniel-korn.de
> <mailto:email at daniel-korn.de>>:
> the OSM-Wiki-page on charging stations  defines the tag
> wheres the examples contain values like "22 kW".
> What would the preferred format be? "22000" or "22 kW"? I would
> like to
> clearify this on the wiki-page.
> Personally I would prefer "22000" as it fits with other OSM-values
> generally people are encouraged to add units for disambiguation
> reasons and to use locally used units and preferably SI units.
> For power, no default units are currently specified on this page:
> And it doesn't even mention horsepower for power, a unit that for many
> people may be more evocative than Watt (everybody can imagine 30
> horses, but how much are 22 kW?) ;-)
> Personally, if we were to set up a default for power units, I would
> prefer kW, because if we'd use Watt we will get very high numbers for
> MW (e.g. needed for power generators). Presuming, we would have the
> same standard unit for all things power, and not different defaults
> for socket and say power stations.
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