[Tagging] Fixing wrong opening_hours automatically

Dan S danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 12:03:33 UTC 2014


2014-03-06 17:13 GMT+00:00 Robin `ypid` Schneider <ypid23 at aol.de>:
> On 06.03.2014 10:47, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> 2014-03-05 21:25 GMT+01:00 Robin `ypid` Schneider <ypid23 at aol.de>:
>>
>>> There is no key öffnungszeiten, but yes it is only about the key
>>> opening_hours.
>>> As said before I am not going to change the meaning. The value '"nach
>>> Vereinbarung"' is used more often so that's another reason for that.
>>>
>>
>>
>> I am generally opposing german language values in formalized tags *),
>> especially where a generic fact is expressed that has a corresponding word
>> in English like here. For this reason I am opposing that you normalize
>> those tags as it would distort the actual tagging numbers and next time
>> you'd be able to say that there are even more of these values, all unified
>> in the same clean format ;-)
>
> In general I agree with you. But I see the comment in opening_hours more like
> the description key which can (or should) be in local language.

I'm sorry but if it is description-like, then it is free text and
shouldn't be auto-standardised in the manner you propose. You need to
decide if you think it is description-like (== free text, local
language) or formalised (==set of possible labels, british english).

Dan



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