[Tagging] preproposal : internet webcam

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Fri Nov 29 18:06:05 UTC 2013


It may be too obvious, but one good thing, with 'webcam', is that it describes what it is !


Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us> a écrit :
>On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Yves <yvecai at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Also, for me 'surveillance' conotes a security related camera.
>> I fear that if the actual definition is extended to the so called
>webcam,
>> this connotation will prevent the use of it to webcams.
>> A simple scheme like webcam=weather/yes/..., url= would be so simple
>!
>>
>
>One problem with the term, webcam, is that it implies internet
>connected.
>There are a number of CCTV cameras located in businesses, apartments,
>condo's, and public buildings. Using the term surveillance, while
>sounding
>ominous, might be a better tag. But adding in
>surveillance=webcam,weather,
>etc. with the url.
>
>The wiki for man_made=surveillance should be updated remove editorial
>content.
>
>
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