[Talk-transit] Bus Service - Route - end of life
selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 12:07:47 UTC 2018
There is an end_date=* key  (as well as start_date=* ), but as
mentioned on the wiki, it should only be used in combination with a
lifecycle prefix  -- which would likely be disused:route=bus in
this case -- as data users won't understand it otherwise.
However, i would simply delete the route relation because i can't see
any utility of having a route relation in the database that is no
longer operated. (Though others might disagree.)
On Mon, 24 Sep 2018 at 13:32, Tony Shield <tony.shield999 at gmail.com> wrote:
> My local bus operator has ceased to operate a route, so the question is
> what is the best way to handle this end-of-life cycle?
> Should I delete the relation or is there an end date tag which says that
> the route is no longer running?
> Conversely is there a start date tag? - my operator announces new bus
> routes in advance - I can create the relations in advance but should
> they be published in advance of them actually running?
> And do the PT maps groups respect such start and end-dates?
> When I get answers should I update the wiki?
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