Talk:Key:lamp type

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mercury, mercury_vapor, sodium, sodium_vapor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_lamp redirects to
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury-vapor_lamp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_lamp redirects to
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium-vapor_lamp

Currently we see

lamp_type	mercury
lamp_type	sodium
lamp_type	sodium_vapor

Therefore please change it to just

lamp_type	mercury
lamp_type	sodium

or just

lamp_type	mercury_vapor
lamp_type	sodium_vapor

Jidanni (talk) 00:04, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Unfortunately I think it's way more complicated than this. The wikipedia article mentions 3 different types of sodium lighting: LPSV, HPSV & SON. Of course much modern lighting will be LED too. SK53 (talk)

soDDium

https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/lamp_type shows

5999 for soddium,
300+ https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/lamp_type=sodium_vapor
100+ https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/lamp_type=sodium

Isn't that terrible? Jidanni (talk) 00:27, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Or vapour?

See https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2017-July/032933.html Jidanni (talk) 17:17, 28 July 2017 (UTC)