[Tagging] Agreement on units and tagging for maxstay?

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Wed Dec 9 22:59:22 UTC 2015

The German version of the wiki page  specifies minutes when no unit is
given and this is what is in use in JOSM and Vespucci.


Am 09.12.2015 um 23:00 schrieb Bryan Housel:
> We recently got a request to add the `maxstay` field to iD’s parking
> preset.  This seems like a useful field, but the currently tagged
> values for maxstay are a mess:
>  http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/?key=maxstay#values
> This seems partly because OSM encourages certain values to be tagged
> with standard SI unit abbreviations (a good thing), but we don’t have
> any guidance on tagging values for times.
> 1.  http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features/Units
> I’d like to propose to add to this page, guidelines for tagging times
> that follow the conventions established in other fields with units.
> Measure: Time
> Default SI unit:  Seconds?  (no strong preference here)
> Explicit specifications: 
> Seconds: `s`
> Minutes: `min`
> Days:  `day`
> Weeks: `wk`
> with examples using `maxstay` tag.
> 2.  http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:maxstay
> I’d like to propose to update this page to use tagging detailed above.
> Thanks!
> Bryan
> Re: https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/2866
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