[Talk-us] Updating opening_hours for COVID-19.

Rihards rihards at nakts.net
Thu Mar 19 14:06:29 UTC 2020

On 19.03.20 15:49, Shawn K. Quinn wrote:
> On 3/13/20 15:36, Eric Christensen via Talk-us wrote:
>> I've been updating the opening_hours for businesses and services as I 
>> hear about them closing or changing their hours of operation for 
>> COVID-19.  I'm also adding a note in the description with any 
>> information the source is providing.
>> Seems like a good idea to keep people updated to what's open and what's not.
>> I wonder if anyone else is also doing this as well?
> Bad idea since these are emergency changes and unlikely to be permanent.
> I am putting in the "normal" hours where they are known, with the
> understanding that people should know locations will be changing their
> hours because of the situation and OSM's data will by necessity be out
> of date for this item.

I decided not to do that pretty quickly - we will have a huge number of
changes later, as I expect many places to not just change their
permanent hours, but close.

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