[Tagging] Feature proposal - Street cabinet - Voting

johnw johnw at mac.com
Tue Nov 18 10:51:15 UTC 2014

Then how did mail relay box sneak through then? It was part of the initial proposal. It’s a box full of letters/parcels.


> On Nov 18, 2014, at 7:33 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2014-11-18 8:32 GMT+01:00 johnw <johnw at mac.com <mailto:johnw at mac.com>>:
> updated the talk page with a short description of use and two pictures. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:man_made%3Dstreet_cabinet <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:man_made=street_cabinet>
> This is why the Key value of “Street cabinet” is useful, as opposed to “Techincal cabinet” because the currently approved “mail relay” cabinet is not technical in the slightest. Neither is this waste collection/relay cabinet - but all of them are metal boxes along the side of streets. 
> yes, they are metal boxes alongside streets (like post boxes and letter boxes are for instance), but they do not fit the definition of street cabinet according to the wiki, unless "waste" qualifies as "sort of equipment":
> "A street cabinet hosts many sorts of equipment, often technical stuff, while being of a size or contruction that workers cannot enter themselves."
> cheers,
> Martin
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