[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - emergency=fire_alarm_box
61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 01:35:16 UTC 2018
On 04/11/18 12:12, Stefano Maffulli wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 3, 2018 at 5:33 PM Graeme Fitzpatrick
> <graemefitz1 at gmail.com <mailto:graemefitz1 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Do we also use this tag to tag the "In case of fire, break glass"
> alarms eg https://goo.gl/images/4qVSgc, that are found throughout
> public access buildings eg hospitals, high rise offices, hotels,
> universities etc?
> IMO to add those to OSM would be overkill: people frequenting the
> buildings will know where the alarms are, and those most often get
> triggered also automatically anyway.
> I think it's more worthwhile focusing on the alarms that are in the
> street, actionable by passer-by, or the volunteers of various disaster
> response teams. The use case is of a member of such disaster response
> team doing the first inspections on the ground after a major event
> (say, earthquake) and noticing fire. Their printed map should have the
> closest alarm marked.
Usually these things are signed on the ground so that you don't need a
map to find them...
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