[Tagging] "satellit"

Sergio Manzi smz at smz.it
Tue Mar 5 10:22:10 UTC 2019

On 2019-03-05 10:08, Jean-Marc Liotier wrote:
> 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.


As far as I'm concerned, lack of observability and/or lack of verifiability are a no-go for inclusion in OSM!


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