[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Reception Desk

Jan van Bekkum jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 12:03:28 UTC 2015


+1

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 12:05 PM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> 2015-03-12 2:53 GMT+01:00 Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>:
>
>>
>> The level of opposition -- regardless of the technical count -- indicates
>> the proposal can use some improvement.
>> I urge any person getting this level of opposition to reconsider, resolve
>> the issues, and resubmit.
>>
>
>
>
> If you look at the actual comments, almost none of them are useful,
> sometimes already answered (but still repeated by following voters). E.g.
>
>
> - "It's not simple at all. Using amenity
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:amenity>=* for this makes it
> impossible to combine it with such POIs. Also why amenity at all? For me it
> looks like a "I didn't find anything better", I mean amenity
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:amenity>=reception_desk
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dreception_desk> can't
> even stand on its owm."
>
> with which POI should this be combined _on the same object_? I mean, this
> is a tag for a reception desk, obviously it can be combined with other
> amenities by putting it inside them, but you won't have many objects that
> are at the same time a reception desk and don't know, toilets? An example
> why this is a problem would help to understand the reservation.
>
>
>
> - this comment pops up several times (as the only reason for opposition):
> "The tag is related to tourism and not to amenity."
>
> but it was already answered: this is nothing particular to tourism, it can
> appear in all kinds of companies, administration contexts etc.
>
>
>
> - "vague, half-baked" is not a critic that helps to improve or even shows
> potential problems
>
>
>
> - "The proposal Sems to me too isolated, it should be embedded in an
> indoor tagging scheme."
>
> the voter wants a complete indoor tagging scheme and therefor opposes a
> tag that might be one of the first steps towards this?
>
>
> - " It should not be an amenity, the definition is vague, and in most
> cases this should go under indoor mapping, which is quite a complex
> subject."
>
> I didn't know "indoor mapping" was a different part of the project. You
> can discuss the vagueness of the definition, but to me "A Reception Desk
> provides a place where a visitor goes to gain information and or access to
> the facility e.g. could be in a motel, office, campsite. It has been
> suggested as an additional tag for a campsite .. but would be better as a
> general tag as reception desks occur in many other places." isn't too vague.
>
>
> - "This tag needs more time."
>
> not helping in any way to find potential problems. No substantial critique.
>
>
> the only useful point of critique is this one IMHO: " The reception is not
> necessarily a 'desk'."
>
> More than the proposal I think the reasoning for opposing the proposal
> would have to be improved.
>
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
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