[Tagging] Opening hours specification

PanierAvide panieravide at riseup.net
Fri Aug 21 10:57:03 UTC 2015

The interest of this overly complicated specification is that it makes 
developers life easy ;) Obviously, it has to stay in phase with the way 
opening_hours is really used. So if the separator is not used, it will 
be removed from YoHours. Note that this optional separator is also 
readable by "opening_hours evaluation tool" [1], which seems to be a 

[1] http://openingh.openstreetmap.de/evaluation_tool/

Le 21/08/2015 12:36, Ruben Maes a écrit :
> I opened an issue[1] on this GitHub project, because it puts a colon after week, month and monthday selectors.
> PanierAvide replied that the specification allows an "optional separator for readability"[2]. Indeed, when you read the overly complicated and totally not mapper-focused specification, you can see
> [ <year_selector> ] [ <month_or_monthday_selector> ] [ <week_selector> ] [ <separator_for_readability> ]
> Whose idea was this? It's already complicated enough that you don't have to add *optional* separators for supposed readability.
> IMO it's just fine without them.
> PS: I always follow the time domains proposal[3]. It's clear and it's compatible with the other specification AFAIK.
> [1] https://github.com/PanierAvide/panieravide.github.io/issues/1
> [2] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:opening_hours/specification#separator_for_readability
> [3] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Time_domains

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