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[openrailwaymap] Is "deelectrified" really a good idea?

Rolf Eike Beer eike at
Thu Sep 22 19:47:00 MEST 2016

Am Mittwoch, 31. August 2016, 14:53:02 schrieb Michael Reichert:
> Hi,
> Am 2016-08-29 um 21:46 schrieb Rolf Eike Beer:
> > I wonder if we should retire the "deelectrified" tag entirely. I think
> > it's
> > simply a bad idea. There is the abandoned-namespace that we already use
> > for
> > the type of rail and similar things, so why not use
> > abandoned:electrified=*? This has the advantage that we can also use e.g.
> > abandoned:voltage and abandoned:frequency.
> deelectrified=* was added to the wiki page
> ( by
> YamaOfParadise about two years ago.
> pe=revision&diff=1070191&oldid=1069876
> YamaOfParadies, could you explain why you chose this tag? Or did you
> just add it to document its usage?
> I myself think that using the lifecycle prefix scheme is a good idea.

Just to have that archived: YamaOfParadies agreed on using the lifecycle 
prefixes on IRC. We'll have to update the wiki.

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