[Tagging] fire extinguisher class

phil at trigpoint.me.uk phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Apr 23 12:31:30 UTC 2015


That makes much more sense,  and as you say, maps the physical characteristics. 

The letters seem like specialist knowledge that few people will be aware of.

Phil (trigpoint ) 

On Thu Apr 23 13:11:46 2015 GMT+0100, Florian LAINEZ wrote:
> Thanks for the feedback.
> I am not expert at all on the topic therefore I am open to describe with
> literal description.
> I just double checked in my office (in France) and couldn't find easily any
> "literal" mention. One the other way the class A and B were clearly
> mentioned.
> Therefore I think we will have to create a conversion table.
> 
> I tried to find an international standard for classes but couldn't find any.
> Therefore what if, instead of mentioning the combustible (e.g. ordinary
> combustible) we mention the powder.
> After all, in OSM we try to describe the physical elements themselves, not
> the use of them.
> 
> Therefore I propose the categories mentioned here
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_extinguisher#United_Kingdom that are :
> water, foam, dry powder, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Wet chemical, Class D
> powder, Halon 1211/BCF
> An example would be fire_extinguisher_class=water instead of
> fire_extinguisher_class=ordinary_combustibles
> 
> 2015-04-23 11:57 GMT+02:00 <phil at trigpoint.me.uk>:
> 
> > On Thu Apr 23 10:38:13 2015 GMT+0100, Florian LAINEZ wrote:
> > > Hi, it's the first time I write to this mailing list, I am a french
> > > contributor interested in train stations.
> > >
> > > I want to describe more precisely an extinguisher and I have seen the tag
> > > emergency=fire_extinguisher that is used de facto.
> > > What about adding some details regarding the type with
> > fire_extinguisher=A
> > > for an extinguisher class A?
> > >
> > > Please comment my proposal on the discussion page
> > >
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:emergency%3Dfire_extinguisher
> > > Have a good day
> > >
> > >
> > Class A, B seems a bit confusing.  I would not be able to map this without
> > reference to the wiki.
> >
> > I have just checked the office extinguishers and can instantly see one
> > powder and one foam. Neither is labelled with a letter.
> >
> > Phil (trigpoint )
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> 
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> 
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