[Tagging] Fixing wrong opening_hours automatically

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Mar 7 14:41:30 UTC 2014


On 3/7/14 7:03 AM, Dan S wrote:
>
> 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).
>
Opening hours really needs to be parseable, it contains data that
is of value to data consumers (like routing software.) for example,
the opening_hours format gets used for turn restrictions that have
times attached and for seasonal roads. treating it as free form
would be a disaster.

richard

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