[Talk-GB] Quarterly Project - postboxes

phil at trigpoint.me.uk phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Apr 14 08:54:32 UTC 2015



On Mon Apr 13 23:59:14 2015 GMT+0100, Pierre Riteau wrote:
> I have followed this proposal too. Example for a "Franked mail only"
> post box:
> 
> mail:meter = yes
> mail:stamped = no

I do not understand where the word meter comes from in this concept. 
Surely
mail:franked=yes
mail:stamped=no

Boxes are labeled franked mail only, can you put print postage  at home stuff in a franked only box?

Phil (trigpoint )
> 
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2015, at 03:19 PM, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
> > On 13 April 2015 at 12:22, Brian Prangle <bprangle at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Came across 2 postboxes today, side-by-side, one with "1st Class" and one
> > > with "2nd class". Two wall-mounted  box refs so not 2 apertures on the same
> > > pillar. I couldn't see anything in the wiki on how to treat these so I
> > > tagged them  postbox:restriction= 1st  class mail only and 2nd class mail
> > > only. Is there something somewhere already established or do we need a
> > > consensus on how to tag these?
> > 
> > I don't recall any recent specific discussion about this, and hence
> > don't think there's a definite consensus. But if you look at
> > http://robert.mathmos.net/osm/postboxes/osm-tag-keys.html it would
> > seem that the most popular method would be to add mail:meter=yes/no,
> > mail:first_class=yes/no, etc. This would be consistent with the
> > suggestions in the abandoned proposal at
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Extend_post_box .
> > But there are also a few instances of mailtypes=* as well, and even
> > fewer of class=* in use.
> > 
> > Robert.
> > 
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