Talk:Proposed features/age group

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I don't see the value in this proposal. I also think it often fails the verification guidelines of OSM. Most schools I have seen have no public display of the age range that the school accepts, so how am I supposed to be able to add this tag or verify someone else's tag? Chillly 22:30, 25 November 2012 (UTC)

I think it would be extremely useful to record the age-range of schools in an unambiguous machine-readable format, whether it is using the current proposal or some other means. I don't see a problem with verifiability, at least in the UK. Most schools will have their own websites which tell you what the age range is; with knowledge of the system in a particular county you can often be able to determine the age-range from a school's name; private schools will usually have the ages on a sign outside; for schools inspected by Ofsted the age range will be in the publicly available official reports. -- Rjw62 08:53, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
Gathering such information from a website is probably breaching their copyright - something we cannot do without endangering the integrity of OSM. Chillly 20:10, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
There already exist max_age=* and max_age=* which seem to be sufficient for the purpose --Polarbear w (talk) 11:10, 10 May 2014 (UTC)