[Tagging] Rare route=* values - route=power

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Jan 11 23:54:20 UTC 2020


Arr .. thanks.. found one 'near' to me.

After more info from a user, if they respond, see

https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/78020394


Arr On 12/1/20 1:45 am, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> The taginfo map is misleading, because it doesn't show the location of
> relations, and almost all route=power features are relations with
> type=route. Try overpass-turbo instead, for example in Italy:
> http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/PF9
>
> On 1/11/20, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/1/20 4:19 pm, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
>>> Who is using route=power?
>>>
>>> It has no documentation except for a rather confusing Proposal page
>>> (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Power_routing_proposal/Tagging_similar_to_Transportation_routes)
>>> but it's used 15,000 times.
>> Only used is very small parts of the world - as seen on taginfo map.
>> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/route=power#map
>>
>> For contrast there are over 500,000 power=line in the data base,
>> and the use is world wide..
>> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/power=line#map
>>
>>
>>> Is this feature actually useful and verifiable?
>> Not usefull.
>>
>> Verifiable? As in there are power lines there, yes.
>>
>> However I view them similar to roads .. there maybe a power line there ..
>> but 'traffic' can be in both directions.
>>
>> I see no point in having a dedicated 'route' for power.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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