[Tagging] Request for comments on proposed tags for amenity=drinking_water

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Sat Aug 27 07:12:22 BST 2011

On 08/26/2011 02:23 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> I'd also like to comment on repair. In my area these drinking water
> fountains usually have a tap to open / close and regulate the flow.
> This is not accessible to the citizens (you need a special key to open
> them up). Usually there is not much change in this (a fountain with a
> strong flow might keep this for months until someone maybe changes
> it). You as an ordinary "customer" do generally not have a possibility
> to tell whether there is something broken or whether the tap is
> closed.
> We could use the somehow established disused=yes/no for this.
That's the goal of the free text field.  The mapper can say (probably 
from a mobile device)

     condition:detail="Only a trickle of water comes out when I press 
the button"

 From the point of view of the thirsty person it matters not if the 
mechanical works busted or simply turned off.

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