[OSM-newbies] [wishlist] Pop-ups displaying information in OSM
russ at phillipsuk.org
Tue Feb 2 17:49:53 GMT 2010
On 2 February 2010 17:42, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:
> An argument for entering information into OSM is where there is no web
> site for data of interest such as parking information. And having a common
> format makes a good user experience - when selecting a POI on an offline
> SmartPhone or navigation device, opening hours could be displayed. But of
> course, this is useless if the information is old and wrong.
Similarly, if opening hours are stored in OSM, an application or web
site like Healthwhere  can show which POIs are open, without
forcing the user to go to the POI's web site to check opening times.
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