[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Reception Desk

johnw johnw at mac.com
Mon Mar 16 03:27:49 UTC 2015


Places where I have visited for computer repair (a couple thousand calls) - almost all professional buildings - the places that would rent offices to business people and small firms (Baka, inc) - the lobby has a common reception center, and the complex is almost always named (the FooBar Professional Building) - so reception is part of the *building complex* not the company.  You go to “FooBar reception” - not “baka, Inc” reception. 

When people tell you to “go to reception and check in” - they don’t mean to go to reception in their office, they mean to go to reception for the building. you may not need to link the reception to all the different offices in a building or even in an office park, as the reception would be inside a single named landuse, and that is the named landuse people would be going to, just as people go to a mall and then go to the store in a mall. 

The next step up is large suites or whole floor rentals - in that case, the reception is (usually) the entrance to the floor, and the reception is just for the company (like a law firm) - and when indoor (and multi-floor modeling) mapping is finalized, the reception would be a point or area inside the businesses area, like a parking lot in a business’ landuse. These obvious receptions are not crucial to be mapped, but receptions in business parks, large office complexes, individual companies’ large business campuses, etc  are important, and this is what it is for. 

(I think)

Javbw


> On Mar 15, 2015, at 6:58 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 15/03/2015 8:17 PM, Andreas Goss wrote:
>>> in this case the reception will refer to the company and not to the building.
>> 
>> How?
> 
> name=company?
> 
> E.g.
> If there were two companies in the same building both accountants .. how do you distinguish between them ?
> office=accountant
> name=company1
> 
> and the other
> office=accountant
> name=company2
> 
> Or am I missing something?
> 
> I note this is not addressed in the key:office documentation ..
> 
> 
> 
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