[talk-ph] Icons on POI's - Proposal

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Sun May 25 05:55:33 UTC 2014

We can display it as part of the text ie: Mercury Drug 24/7 or add another
graphic on top of he icon, like a clock or similar. I think the text is
better as it it unambiguous but am open to whatever everyone wants


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On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 1:52 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 1:18 PM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Eugene, while we are discussing this, is it worth displaying the
>> opening hours as part of the poi description if it is in the database?? It
>> is kind of relevant to people who look at a map ..
>> Thoughts?
> Yes. The opening hours is useful to users. But I have to say that this
> data is quite low on the priority of (at least) local OSM mappers. In OSM,
> it's more important to know where a store is than knowing if it is open or
> not.
> That said, the special value of opening_hours=24/7 is definitely very,
> very useful and I would suggest that this be shown on the map somehow. For
> example, knowing where the 24-hour Mercury Drug stores are is very useful.
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