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Thu Mar 7 22:05:46 UTC 2019
On 07/03/19 20:50, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> Am Do., 7. März 2019 um 09:57 Uhr schrieb Joseph Eisenberg
> <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>>:
> It's good that radio telescopes have been mentioned. While considering
> this issue, you should also take a look at towers with
> tower:type=communication and tower:construction=dish
> I'm not sure if it is sensible to tag a large satellite dish as a
> "tower" but that is currently an option that has been used
> I'm also aware that a common recommendation is to tag them as towers,
> but I would not see this as a good option, for "big/high structures"
> we could have a basic distinction already in the main tag (and these
> tags are also already used), e.g. cooling_tower, chimney, dish,
> lighthouse, bell_tower, water_tower, flagpole etc. rather than
> cramming everything into a big "pre-category", which isn't useful on
> its own anymore because of the very broad scope.
> If a tower is a structure that is higher than wide, some dishes could
> fall out. If you require a tower is a structure where people can go
> into or atop, a requirement that isn't currently set but isn't
> completely unreasonable either, dishes would also be excluded.
A tower of a mast could be used for lighting, or an antenna. Or flags,
or a signal lamp ...
The tag mast or tower should not be assumed to indicate the presence of
OSM guide - one feature = one OSM entry.
So tag the mast/tower.. then add another entry for the antenna (or other
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