[Talk-GB] Quarterly Projects Update

Pierre Riteau pierre at pierreriteau.name
Sat Apr 4 14:30:08 UTC 2015

On Sat, 4 Apr 2015, at 11:22 AM, Robert Norris wrote:
> My 2p:
> If surveying postboxes, is to also record the postbox type (mostly lamp,
> pillar or wall) and the Royal Cypher.
> See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity=post_box

I second that. I use the following keys when surveying post boxes:

amenity = post_box
collection_times = …
operator = Royal Mail (only if it's a Royal Mail post box of course)
post_box:type = …
ref = …
royal_cypher = …
source = survey
survey:date = 2015-04-04

I add survey:date to easily find which post boxes haven't been updated
recently, and then try to check their collection times again after one
or two years.

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