[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Mountaineer's mailbox

Wolfgang Zenker wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org
Tue Sep 6 20:22:10 UTC 2016


Hi,

* Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com> [160906 20:38]:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 2:20 PM, ksg <ksgeo at web.de> wrote:
>> The tag summit:register=* is not yet defined in the wiki, but is
>> widespread used in the Alps of Europe with > 600 instances.

>> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/summit%3Aregister#values

> OK, that sounds good as well. Maybe still have some sort of tagging for the
> type so that we can show a letterbox as Mr Díaz de Argandoña requests?

> (As I said earlier, I'm unlikely to tag such a beast, because the clubs
> where I climb request that climbers not share coordinates of the registers
> or GPS tracks of the routes on the peaks without established trails.)

just to complicate things a bit further: I have seen some registers of
the "I was here" type inside caves, placed there to get an idea how many
people reach that particular part of the cave. summit:register would sound
a bit silly for those.

Wolfgang



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