[Tagging] Unmarked opening hours

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 00:59:48 UTC 2015

> If I don't know something .. I don't tag it.
> So I would simply not add the tag.

This is the right answer.


Agreed. Why would you add a tag when you don't know a value to assign? N

In addition, concerning the signed:opening_hours=yes/no, there is no need
to assign more tags to describe a lack of information about the first one.

On Sat, Oct 17, 2015 at 7:45 AM, Craig Wallace <craigw84 at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> On 2015-10-10 20:28, MichaƂ Brzozowski wrote:
>> In the course of surveys, I fill in opening_hours of shops and other
>> venues. Sometimes though, they are not marked outside. Therefore, when
>> looking at a feature that lacks opening_hours other mappers and I
>> can't tell the reason. I've been thinking of a standardized way of
>> marking such cases, like:
>> opening_hours:status=unmarked
>> which is to be understood that mapper didn't see opening hours
>> displayed outside (but other sources may be available).
>> This would benefit survey planning. A mapper will know to come at
>> standard business hours to ask staff and that it can take slightly
>> more time to survey.
> Maybe use a tag for "signed"? ie signed:opening_hours=no if they are not
> displayed. Or signed:opening_hours=yes if you want to specify that they are
> actually visible (that could be the default).
> As it is a simple boolean value, it can easily be added with a checkbox in
> the editor.
> This sort of tag can be used for other attributes, ie signed:name,
> signed:ref, signed:name:fr etc. There already is some use of these tags (or
> the variations name:signed etc).
> Craig
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Dave Swarthout
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