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

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Sun May 25 06:00:19 UTC 2014


Another thought, which I think is best, is to symbolize the 2/7 in the top
left corner of the actual icon, hard code to look just for this 24/7 so it
will fit.



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On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 1:55 PM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:

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