[Tagging] Query regarding seasonal tag combined for outdoor water fountains.

marc marc marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 20 15:31:51 UTC 2020

I'm using operation_status when I see a such one.
and I'm trying to survey again later to see if it was a temporary
problem or if it's disused:
but to switch to disused: if there's no water on the day of the survey,
I think that's excessive.

Le 20.01.20 à 15:59, European Water Project a écrit :
> Dear Martin,
> Wouldn't it make more sense for mappers to tag status=broken or
> status=out_of_order instead of deleting ?
> best regards,
> Stuart 
> On Mon, 20 Jan 2020 at 15:53, Martin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Am Do., 16. Jan. 2020 um 03:16 Uhr schrieb Jarek Piórkowski
>     <jarek at piorkowski.ca <mailto:jarek at piorkowski.ca>>:
>         Ah, good point! So I guess for a drinking fountain seasonal=yes
>         is the
>         most reasonable when I don't know the months when it's active
>         (I'm in
>         a climate that freezes, so they get shut down sometime before that).
>         That's decently human-readable and I'd guess most people will guess
>         right when informed that the fountain is "seasonal".
>         Unfortunately I've just now started noticing that these are shut off
>         and while I guess they were actually shut down closer to November...
>     it is complicated. Last time when most drinking fountains in Rome
>     were shut down was about 2 years ago in a dry period in the summer
>     (as a side note and very unfortunately, some mappers have deleted
>     the whole thing in this time just because the (internal) tap was
>     closed for some weeks). So the reason for seasonal availability
>     could be various, from shutting them in winter for frost protection
>     to shutting them in the summer for saving resources in a drought.
>     Cheers
>     Martin
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