[Tagging] unless someone objects: amenity=truck_rental

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Aug 1 02:54:32 BST 2011


On 7/31/11 9:51 PM, Steve Bennett wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Richard Welty<rwelty at averillpark.net>  wrote:
>> i can see the argument for reengineering "rental" space, but i just want to
>> get trunk rental into the amenity namespace for the time being.
> Yes, but that's the reason that tagging is such a mess. If the
> original "amenity=car_rental" had been "amenity=vehicle_rental", life
> would be simpler.
>
> Maybe this:
> amenity=car_rental
> rental:truck=yes
> rental:car=no
>
> That would give you an immediate solution, and also give us
> flexibility in the longer term.
it's a half measure at best. rental space includes many things that
aren't vehicles. i don't have to go very far to get to Bob's Rental
in West Sand Lake, which rents all kinds of gasoline powered outdoors
equipment that's too expensive for most home owners to just buy. a
subcategory for that under amenity=car_rental seems peculiar.

richard




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