[Tagging] To tag "opening_hours=by appointment"

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 10:26:32 UTC 2015

On 30/06/2015 8:09 PM, Warin wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a place that has "by appointment" .. and I have tagged it

Arr now read the discussion on this subject hidden on the wiki 
discussion page. I think it needs to go on the 'front' page...

Changed entry to
> open_hours="by appointment"
That covers my case,  but see example below..
> There is a fair amount of use of 'appointment' for opening hours with 
> lots of variety.
> Favourites are

the simple ones
> on appointment
> by appointment
> Few with capitols.

Then the 'problem' ones ..these are few .. but people are tagging them 
so they exist and should have some solution?

> And few with things like
> Mo-Tu,Th-Fr 09:00-13:00,14:00-18:00;We 09:00-13:00; "Sa 
> by_appointment" 
> <http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/opening_hours=Mo-Tu%2CTh-Fr%2009%3A00-13%3A00%2C14%3A00-18%3A00%3BWe%2009%3A00-13%3A00%3B%20%22Sa%20by_appointment%22>
> It would be nice to formalise this use on the wiki before it becomes very diverse?
> Perhaps the simple use of 'appointment' without 'by' or 'on' would be simplest?
> The above example could become
> Mo-Tu,Th-Fr 09:00-13:00,14:00-18:00;We 09:00-13:00; "Sa 09:00-18:00 
> +_appointment" 
> <http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/opening_hours=Mo-Tu%2CTh-Fr%2009%3A00-13%3A00%2C14%3A00-18%3A00%3BWe%2009%3A00-13%3A00%3B%20%22Sa%20by_appointment%22>
> To mean that an appointment is required for Saturday between 9 am and 6 pm.
> Thoughts?

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