[Tagging] Properties of swimming pools
email at daniel-korn.de
Thu Aug 30 12:25:06 UTC 2018
I also think the temperature-tag-proposal was very well thought through.
This is why I now used it to tag the temperature of the pools.
Am 30.08.2018 um 14:17 schrieb Paul Allen:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:34 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Temperature, I am afraid, is mine.
> It seemed reasonably well thought out and written. Shame it failed.
> It seems it might
> have been approved had you said the degree symbol was optional.
> People could use it
> if they wished but people could omit it. Parsers in renderers could
> cope with people using
> symbols of similar appearance by simply ignoring anything that isn't a
> digit, a decimal point
> and C or F, incidentally handling the degree symbol being optional.
> In fact your table of incorrect
> usage shows the degree symbol on the corrected usages, so it appears
> even you consider it
> The only thing I have a problem with is referring subjective
> temperatures to ambient. For me, subjective
> temperatures are referred to body temperature. Is it warmer or colder
> than me? Especially when dealing
> with water I am going to immerse body parts in. It makes even less
> sense to consider ambient temperature
> when dealing with extreme ambient conditions. An open-air swimming
> pool in the middle of winter might be
> warmer than ambient by several degrees in the late afternoon when the
> air is cooling down but the thermal
> inertia of the water keeps it warm, but it's still damned cold. So
> I'd refer subjective temps to body temp
> and add "ambient" as an objective value. Which makes tap water (in
> most parts of the world) cold whether
> it's colder or warmer than ambient, because it's colder than me (which
> is why it feels cold).
> Can proposals be resurrected? Or a new proposal started which is very
> similar but
> with changes that might improve its chances of approval? In any case,
> I'd use the tag if I needed to
> specify a temperature on something.
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