[talk-au] Couchsurfing

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 08:08:36 UTC 2018


Similar to Warmshowers and Airbnb ... not for OSM Unless
it is a gust house that is easily identified as such from the street.
If it is a private residence without any signs then it should not be 
mapped.
For comments on Airbnb see 
https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2016-March/thread.html#28908

The best you can do is place an address that you can see from the street 
on the relevant properties.
That data is public and won't change so it is beneficial to all, even if 
the people move or change their mind on opening themselves up to guests.

On 03-Mar-18 12:38 PM, Charles Gregory wrote:
> That doesn't sound like something that should be tagged.  There is no 
> reason for it to be on the map, and is probably an invasion of privacy 
> to do so.  Couchsurfing is pre-arranged - it's not just a public list 
> of addresses where you can walk up and knock on the door.
>
> Regards,
> Charles
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 10:26 AM, <forster at ozonline.com.au 
> <mailto:forster at ozonline.com.au>> wrote:
>
>     Hi
>     What's the best tagging for couchsurfing?
>     eg https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/5447891722
>     <https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/5447891722>
>     Tony
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