[Tagging] Public WLAN boxes

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Dec 30 08:54:40 UTC 2019

Some have no fee as such but linked to you opening your home wifi for 
use by others (telstra Australia do such a thing).
I prefer access=private.

On 30/12/19 09:40, bkil wrote:
> Okay, I guess customers may be getting a bit closer, although we would 
> still need to convey somehow that not everyone can be a customer (for 
> example no tourists) and that I can't just show up in person to 
> volunteer to be a customer as wit ha cafe - I need to do my "homework" 
> of registering at home or at another hotspot.
> Be advised that I wrote many parts of that wiki page, including that 
> phrase. It was not part of the original proposal - I've merely 
> documented what I found on TagInfo at the given time instance (it 
> occurs 4 times at the moment that is below noise level), or at least 
> some of the better and more consistent ideas. I'd be open to 
> suggestions for improving any part if you see it benefits the community.
> I'd like to point out that the word "charge" around here is mostly 
> used in the meaning of replenishing electric charge into the battery 
> of a device. It is so widely used in this sense that even many of 
> those understand it who don't speak English! In this context, I think 
> it could be confused with amenity=device_charging_station, although I 
> acknowledge that a mapper needs a certain amount of ingenuity to mix 
> this up.
> On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 10:36 PM marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com 
> <mailto:marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>     Le 29.12.19 à 21:50, bkil a écrit :
>     > fee=no @ register with an Italian phone number
>     it seems to indicate that it's fee=yes if you don't register,
>     which doesn't seem to fit with what you're saying.
>     I prefer :
>     internet_access:fee=customers (you need to be a customer of it... some
>     use access for that)
>     internet_access:fee:amount=0 (the wiki suggest this key but
>     internet_access:charge is imho better)
>     internet_access:description=*
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