[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Fire_Hydrant

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Tue Jul 27 20:30:48 BST 2010


At 2010-07-27 11:41, John F. Eldredge wrote:
>Yes, but my point was that fire extinguishers are not interchangeable with 
>fire hydrants.

I did not quote, and was not arguing with, that.

I agree that hydrants and extinguishers should be tagged differently.


>At 2010-07-27 06:18, John Smith wrote:
> >On 27 July 2010 22:58, David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com> wrote:
> > > Like an earthquake in Haiti, for example,...
> >
> >I'd rather not be sued because someone thought they might be able to
> >do something with the data that turned out to be false...
>
>Doesn't our use license include a hold-harmless clause? If not, why not?
>Not that there's much in the way of assets anyway.
>
>It seems already that public entities are interested in OSM. If we can keep
>those from being purely one-way forks, and manage to keep vandalism
>(intentional or not) at bay, there is certainly the potential to have
>extremely accurate maps of things (like hydrants, exits, extinguishers)
>that may not exist anywhere else. I'd certainly find that welcome in a
>building that's on fire.

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Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>





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