[Tagging] A leisure tag for bathe
johan.j at goteborg.cc
Sat Mar 17 13:53:19 GMT 2012
Erik Johansson <erjohan at ...> writes:
> I would probably use leisure=bath to map outdoor bathing places, but
> I'm not sure the word is that much better than a direct translation of
> the Swedish word, which would be;
> So maybe just use the Swedish word http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badplats
> leisure=badplats + sport=swiming
> Or if there is another language which has a word for (outdoor) places
> where you take baths?
I think it would be a mistake to use the values like:
bath/place_of_bathing/bath_location/bathing_spot/bath_facility for only open-
air baths, it would be to easy to make the mistake and tag a indoor bath with
If there is to be one tag only for open-air baths it should be reflected in
the name of the value somehow.
In german there are words like ''freibad'' (open-air bath) and older words
like ''badeanstalt'' (bath facility).
The European Environment Agency have a "bathing water directive".
All member states have to profile and monitor all their outdoor "bathing
waters" and adjacent "beaches".(swimming pools excluded from directive)
Possible tags for open-air baths could be
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