[Tagging] emergency=lifeguard

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 10:32:07 UTC 2018


> I don’t think just because a lifeguard=place isn’t there 24/7, 365 days a
year means it isn’t a lifeguard=place.

Agreed, lifeguard=place might just have a flag/chair which is only there
sometimes, which so long as there is some regularity to it, I think is fine
for OSM.

On 18 June 2018 at 18:39, <osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au> wrote:

> *From:* Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, 18 June 2018 17:35
> *To:* tagging at openstreetmap.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Tagging] emergency=lifeguard
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> On 18/06/18 16:24, osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au wrote:
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> *From:* Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, 18 June 2018 16:01
> *To:* Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org> <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [Tagging] emergency=lifeguard
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> while some show a shape in one image, but other's, possibly during the
> northern winter, show an empty deserted beach.
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> I would consider lifeguard=place to be still acceptable for these if there
> is some defined time when a lifeguard is present. Maybe specified with a
> seasonal tag or opening_hours (e.g. only on weekends or something like
> that).
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> If it is not near water .. then how does it match the general perception
> of 'lifeguard'?
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> Definition of *lifeguard* - an expert swimmer employed to rescue bathers
> who get into difficulty at a beach or swimming pool.
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> Where did I ever say something else?
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> The one particular case I quoted, and for which I said lifeguard=place
> might still apply is “where a shape is visible in some imagery, but not in
> other” showing an “empty deserted *beach*”. Which pretty clearly implies
> that it’s near water.
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> I don’t think just because a lifeguard=place isn’t there 24/7, 365 days a
> year means it isn’t a lifeguard=place.
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> Which is why I said that tags like seasonal (e.g. only in summer) or
> opening_hours (e.g. only on weekend, only in specific know times, …) might
> apply.
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