[Tagging] Retaking the discussion on ATMs

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Sun Apr 3 03:31:12 BST 2011


On Sat, 2011-04-02 at 20:42 +0100, Noel David Torres Taño wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-04-02 at 20:12 +1100, David Murn wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2011-04-01 at 10:33 +0100, Noel David Torres Taño wrote:
> > > > We've agreed in the spanish list to add the network tag to the ATM, so
> > > > if there is no discussion against here, I will add that to the wiki.
> > > 
> > > The amenity=fuel tag schema uses:
> > > payment:credit_cards=mastercard;visa;diners_club;american_express
> > 
> > Following up to my own post, there is also the payment:* tag which
> > almost fits in with what you want.
> > 
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:payment
> 
> No, because it is not payment what you usually do at an ATM. Some times you 
> even do not move money at all.

So why not make some merger between payment and atm:cards_accepted or
something?

> And, it is not the same which network an ATM belongs to (it is well
> advertised in every ATM, at least in Spain) than which cards you can
> use (which are almost all, as in Australia or wherever) paying an
> extra fee.

The whole idea of an ATM belonging to a network, maybe only makes sense
in your region.  Here, all cards from all networks work almost anywhere.
Is this simply a case of tagging which cards are free and which attract
a fee, or are there some cards which simply will not work at all in some
machines?

David




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