[Tagging] "satellit"

Jean-Marc Liotier jm at liotier.org
Tue Mar 5 09:08:33 UTC 2019

On Mon, March 4, 2019 11:20 pm, Warin wrote:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/antenna:use

This is a way to solve most of the problem, but it fails the "map it as I
see it" test.

man_made=antenna + antenna:reflector=dish does map the satellite
communications antenna I just spotted... But what the naïve mapper I am
really wants is man_made=antenna + antenna=dish (or
monopole/dipole/yagi/helical/phased_array ...) : "map it as I see it" !

Then one can add antenna:propagation, antenna:application,
antenna:propagation, antenna:polarisation etc. but they are accessory.

Am I mistaken in believing that the main tags chain should focus on
offering a straightforward way to map the apparent physical features,
rather than invisible distinctions ? Not that invisible distinctions are
not welcome too - but they should stay out of the way.

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