[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Reception/Reception_Point/Reception_Area

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 09:54:00 UTC 2015


On 28/07/2015 7:29 PM, Kotya Karapetyan wrote:
> Hi Warin,
>
> After looking at all these proposals and the related discussions, I 
> would actually strongly suggest going for information=reception: 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:information.
>
Nice thought ... but .. that key is used under the key 
tourism=information and so could not be used for a business. It defines 
what kind of tourist information is there.

Hummm ... other ideas?

> 1) We wanted to avoid confusion between reception as place and 
> reception as an event and reception as in radio communication, and it 
> is difficult.
> 2) The word "reception" is actually used in hotels and similar places 
> *because* in hotels the reception is a welcoming place, so it's kind 
> of like a reception as in event. Same for big companies (they 
> *welcome* visitors and even offer tea/coffee). In hospitals and 
> universities, though the function of the desk is very similar to a 
> company or hotel, they would normally call it "information".
> 3) If someone needs help, he would normally go for "information". 
> That's where you can ask questions, so get help.
>
> information=reception
> - will show up reasonably well for reception (as "i"), so that people 
> will find it;
> - avoids all confusion with reception as event and reception as in 
> radio communication.
>
> Cheers,
> Kotya
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 4:59 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     On 8/07/2015 9:47 AM, Warin wrote:
>>     Hi,
>>
>>     These are all now open for voting.
>>
>>     The 'winner' of these will be judged first on the greatest number
>>     of yes votes.
>>
>>     Then the winner will be judged as per the normal proposal rules
>>     for rejected/approved.
>>
>>     I think that is the best assessment of the proposals.
>>
>>     So .. vote 'yes' for the one you think is best.
>>     You may, of course vote no... even vote no for all .. but give a
>>     reason so that improvements may be made.
>>
>>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/reception_point
>>
>>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/reception
>>
>>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/reception_area
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>     Closed rejected. Note enough votes.
>
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