[Tagging] Proposed feature - Voting - electricity

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 01:12:15 UTC 2021

On 2/1/21 5:33 am, Lukas Richert wrote:
> It seems as of the creators of the socket tag do align it with the IEC 
> standards. But I agree that some improvements could be made, 
> especially with tagging the same plug with and without provided cable. 
> One thing at a time though :)

Sockets are usually the source of power.

Plugs are usually used to withdraw power.

The existence of a cable could be indicated with cable=yes/n where n is 
the length in meters (or other units identified as per other liner units).

> On 01/01/2021 18:15, Colin Smale wrote:
>> On 2021-01-01 17:38, Lukas Richert wrote:
>>> Also, the socket:* key is useful to specify the type and number of 
>>> sockets available :) So, for example, socket:schuko=2 and 
>>> socket:USB=1 if that is what is available in the pub.
>> It would be preferable to refer to IEC types rather than local names 
>> like "Schuko" (this would be Type F).

Schuko is not a 'local name', but recognized internationally.

>> Also watch out for universal or multi-standard sockets.
>> https://www.iec.ch/world-plugs
>> For USB sockets, these days the type, power capacity and 
>> fast-charging system (e.g. PD, QC) are also very relevant.

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