[Talk-GB] NOVAM viewer

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 11:34:33 BST 2009

2009/9/16 Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Christoph Boehme <christoph at b3e.net> wrote:
>> Robert Naylor wrote:
>>> On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 08:27:16 +0100, Brian Prangle
>>> <bprangle at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone
>>>> Shelter = yes/no I think is essential to leave in as a requirement as to
>>>> whether a bus stop is completley surveyed or not. For two reasons:
>>>> indication of a shelter is a representation of what's present on the
>>>> ground
>>>> and it's a pretty siginificant presence ( after all we tag and map
>>>> smaller
>>>> things like post boxes and park benches!); and it's also useful for bus
>>>> passengers to know whether they're going to get wet or not when waiting
>>>> for
>>>> a bus ( for when we can eventually actually render this on maps)
>>> How about adding an option to set wheelchair=yes to mark the new higher
>>> kerbs that are suddenly appearing everywhere (at least round here anyway)
>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobice/3925707792/
>> I would prefer to call it something like barrierfree=yes as it is not
>> only helpful for wheelchair users.
> I don't see a barrier elsewhere. Let's mark what's physically there
> instead of the implications of the impact of not having whatever is
> being mapped. So if there's a raised kerb at the bus stop, mark that
> there is a raised kerb. kerb=raised?
> Cheers,
> Andy
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I have a feeling this is what the germans may call a  highway=platform

(Anyone feel a massive pt scheme tagging discussion coming on?)

Thomas Wood

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