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

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 00:03:11 UTC 2020


Le lun. 13 janv. 2020 à 04:08, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> a écrit :

> Continuity can be had by the lines sharing a node. In the same way roads
> share a node to enable routing.
This is not a good idea since sometimes, lines sharing a node aren't
necessarily connected

> I would expect a line that has n*3 cables to be tagged cables=3;3 (for
> n=2, add more ;3 for more n). This would signify that the 3 phase circuits
> are separate.
> Humm problem in identifying which of the 3 phases is connected to which
> when the line splits off.
That's the point and really difficulct to make it work without a relation.
Debate is open about route=power which may be replaced by a more meaningful
tag (power=circuit for instance)

> Who uses this route relation - as in a end use? Or is this a 'build it and
> they will come' thing?
It's first of all a kind of challenge to produce a whole dataset.

End use cases are the same as public transport : automatize this kind of
chart production, feed simulators, routing software...
"Build it and they will come" is a bit necessarily since taking data from
GIS isn't a so common thing currently. BI and asset management are still
often separated from GIS
This has to change and osm can bring useful tools for that.

All the best

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