Waypoint types

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NOTE: INITIAL DRAFT; WORK IN PROGRESS




A cache may have additional waypoints assisting in finding it or better access to it.

This document describes the existing waypoint types across Opencaching sites.

Waypoint types matrix

ID Type Usage Image Notes
OCPL OCDE OCPL[1] OCUS[2] OCDE[3]
1 Physical point OCPL
2 Virtual point OCPL
3 Final location OCPL
4 Interesting place OCPL
5 Parking area OCPL
1 Parking OCDE
2 Stage or reference point OCDE
3 Path OCDE
4 Final OCDE
5 POI (Point Of Interest) OCDE

ID's based on current implementations.

Should be merged in the future to a common set.
  1. OCPL-current; Sites updated live from Github project repository; Member sites: OCPL, OCNL, OCRO.
  2. OCUS runs an older (from several years ago) version of OCPL code, based on OCUK
  3. OCDE running a single instance, multi-view, installation of OpencachingDeutschland/oc-server3 code.