[Tagging] Tagging method of amenities at camp_sites

David Bannon dbannon at internode.on.net
Tue Mar 31 02:45:01 UTC 2015


I asked what the OSMAnd developers prefer but have not yet had an
answer. On their forum by the way, works well !

David

On Tue, 2015-03-31 at 07:11 +0700, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> It's about time that renderers started supporting semicolon-delimited
> lists. Splitting apart a delimited string is a trivial programming
> task. I know, having worked as a programmer for the last 29 years.
> +1
> 
> 
> Speaking as an ex-programmer, I completely agree <g>
> 
> 
> PHP, and other languages, actually have a built-in function to do
> that: split, explode, etc. 
> 
> 
> Regds
> 
> 
> Dave
> 
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 4:35 AM, John F. Eldredge
> <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
>         It's about time that renderers started supporting
>         semicolon-delimited lists. Splitting apart a delimited string
>         is a trivial programming task. I know, having worked as a
>         programmer for the last 29 years.
>         
>         
>         
>         On March 28, 2015 11:09:10 PM CDT, Dave Swarthout
>         <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:
>                 Just a note about using semicolon-delimited lists.
>                 Most renderers do not handle such lists very well so a
>                 tag like the following:
>                 
>                 amenity=bar;restaurant;picnic_table;sanitary_dump_station
>                 
>                 
>                 might not show you all of the amenities. There have
>                 been many discussions about this issue on this list
>                 and elsewhere
>                 
>                 On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 9:39 AM, David Bannon
>                 <dbannon at internode.on.net> wrote:
>                         On Sat, 2015-03-28 at 12:26 +0100, Marc Gemis
>                         wrote:
>                         
>                         > If I am on a large campsite I want to use
>                         "the map" to find my way to
>                         > all amenities. If you have put everything on
>                         1 node it's a pretty
>                         > useless map, not ?
>                         
>                         Agree in principle Marc but don't think its
>                         always practical. I have
>                         been to many camp grounds that are too big to
>                         walk around and bad
>                         manners to drive (apparently aimlessly)
>                         around. Many National Park
>                         toilets are drop toilets and, for obviously
>                         reasons need to be moved.
>                         Fireplaces are often quite impromptu, we are
>                         marking they are allowed,
>                         not where they are.
>                         
>                         I agree it would be nice to be able to zoom in
>                         and see where fixed
>                         things are, highly desirable for the people
>                         there on site. But people
>                         planning a trip, they just want to know fire
>                         places and toilets are
>                         there, somewhere. Lets help the second group
>                         and then, if we can, the
>                         first.
>                         
>                         David
>                         >
>                         
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