[Talk-GB] Quarterly Projects Update

pmailkeey . pmailkeey at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 3 14:29:28 UTC 2015

On 3 April 2015 at 13:49, David Woolley <forums at david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:

> On 03/04/15 13:43, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
>> Should everything be
>> amenity=post_office, or would it be better to have different tags for
>> sorting offices / distribution warehouses and also for parcel
>> collection points?
> Different.  In particular, if it is not open to the public, I would not
> consider it to be an amenity.
> Also, although privatised, post offices are semi-governmental
> institutions, whereas the rest are parts of a courier service.
Clearly post office is wrong unless it offers post office services.
Delivery offices are open to the public.

On 3 April 2015 at 14:11, SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> A while back I did have a go at doing delivery offices (using
> amenity=delivery_office) because a) these are often in funny places and b)
> finding the local one which is the parcel collection point was non-trivial
> (so useful map feature).
It should be possible to trawl OSM for "delivery office" and find out what
the current most popular labelling arrangements are. Ideally, we should
look at say the top 5 five most popular and be guided by that.

On 3 April 2015 at 14:41, John Aldridge <jpsa at jjdash.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> One road has signs saying
>    ST. BEDE'S GARDENS (full stop and apostrophe)
>    ST. BEDES GARDENS (just the full stop)
I'll look into this.

> --
> Cheers,
> John

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