[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - opening hours open until

Robin `ypid` Schneider ypid23 at aol.de
Tue Feb 25 13:46:51 UTC 2014

On 25.02.2014 09:44, Peter Wendorff wrote:
> Hi,
> even if there are examples for such a thing - is it useful?
> For the breakfast example: It's useful to know that breakfast is served
> up to 11 if I'm there at 10 to 11 and have to decide to take a breakfast
> buffet or not; but beforehand I would have to know when it starts serving.
Yes. But the question is what to do if the starting time is not specified or
varies. That there will be some doubt is inevitable.

> For a bar that's advertising to be opened bis 5 in the morning, how
> should software or even a human being decide if that's starting from
> midnight (as it's a bar opening when others close) or starting from 5 in
> the afternoon, or if it's open the whole day, too (starting e.g. at 11:00)?
At least this can be ensured. The opening_hours syntax always uses the 24 hours
time format.

> So while an open-end is valuable, especially with a minimum-opening-time
> (open 17:00-22:00+) the opposite isn't useful in my opinion.
> regards
> Peter
> Am 24.02.2014 22:09, schrieb Robin `ypid` Schneider:
>> Good evening
>> I would like to discuss one little detail in the opening_hours syntax. It is
>> about facilities which do not have a open time specified (only a closing time).
>> So I created a short proposal:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/opening_hours_open_until
>> Feel free to add your thoughts to the discussion page.
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Live long and prosper
Robin Schneider

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