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

ksg ksgeo at web.de
Tue Sep 6 20:37:37 UTC 2016

> Am 06.09.2016 um 22:22 schrieb Wolfgang Zenker <wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org>:
> 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.

Hmm, the topic of Santiago Díaz de Argandoña refers to  mailboxes at summits. And in these cases summit:register:letterbox=yes might be appropriate.


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