Talk:Proposed features/Dry riser inlet

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USA Term

The US term is "fire department connection" (FDC), which this seems like a great thing to add. -- Micahcochran (talk) 14:20, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

thanks for reporting, I have added it.--Dieterdreist (talk) 08:09, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Ad Tagging: relation

A relation with the corresponding outlet (could be a fire_hydrant:type=wall) on a different level of the building could help to explicitly define where the dry riser goes.

Why can't we link inlets with outlets with Way man_made=pipeline ?
A relation wouldn't force us to know the whole indoor pipeline circuit prior to map it, but it may be hard to maintain. Fanfouer (talk) 22:02, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
While I agree it could be useful to arrive at this level of detail, I suggest to propose this in a different proposal, because I fear the discussion about this would slow down the introduction of the simple tag for the inlet significantly.--Dieterdreist (talk) 08:11, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Add diameter

It would be great to add diameter=* as an optional key for the inlet.
Event if fire hydrant use fire_hydrant:diameter=*, simple diameter=* sounds better. Fanfouer (talk) 22:00, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

I have looked at actual usage and while fire_hydrant:diameter=* is currently used 365.000 times, the simpler key diameter=* is used only 10.000 times, so I will go with the more established tag. Also, the key diameter is not well defined (it doesn't specify if this is about the nominal (inside) diameter of the actual (outside) diameter. --Dieterdreist (talk) 08:14, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
Wouldn't be the occasion to improve diameter=* instead of letting it down ? I think overused fire_hydrant namespace is a bad thing and according to you, it should be encouraged because people use to use it.
Diameter can be read on the hydrant itself and it's not about inner or outer side but about standards, which depend on location or hose coupling type at least
Finally, fire_hydrant:diameter=* isn't precise about which side it describes. Fanfouer (talk) 20:57, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Hydrant Typ better than emergency=

emergency dry_riser_inlet is very bad. It would be better to take a Hydrant attribute. The reason. In the area the difference between the hydrant and the dry user inlet is often 500m or more. All the fire apps including openfiremap and osmhydrant can find that. So that way is unusable.

I am sure that all the fire apps will catch up and use the new tag as soon as it is used. These are not "hydrants" because a hydrant is a place where water comes out, not where it goes in.--Dieterdreist (talk) 08:16, 6 April 2017 (UTC)