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This project is about parsing opening_hours=* syntax and related tags.

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Short description of your project

Java Script library to parse opening_hours=* related tags. There also exists a map based on this library. There are two use cases for this project:

  1. Helping mappers to develop there opening_hours=* tags and as QA tool.
  2. Finding open facilities near you.


Why is this project interesting to the OSM community?

It is the most sophisticated implementation of the opening_hours specification. It can also be used to test if your opening_hours value complies with this specification.

What special software will you need?

  • Web server which can deliver static web pages.
  • GNU/Linux env to run cron jobs and the API server

What resources will you need?

Where is your source code?

What data do you need?

The OpenLayers map accesses tiles from and data from the overpass API. Both the evaluation tool and the map do Reverse Geocoding via

Related Projects

See list in the README file.