[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - childcare

Brad Neuhauser brad.neuhauser at gmail.com
Mon May 9 17:36:06 BST 2011

I  notice the suggested rendering is similar to schools.  Don't know about
other areas, but in the US, many childcare centers are run out of private
homes, so that rendering might seem a little strange.  Maybe in that case a
node is a better choice.

Also, if you really want to get into the details of capacity and age, in the
US there are sometimes limits on # of children in an age range, depending on
the ratio of staff to children. Again, don't know how this might differ

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Erik Johansson <erjohan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 12:14 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2011/5/8 Flaimo <flaimo at gmail.com>:
> > The biggest issue I see is that this feature seems already be covered
> > by the social facility feature:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Social_facility
> > Have a look at the subkey social_facility:for=child      e.g. daycare
> > center for children
> That page has a not so nice undertone of "help the poor", so I'm
> reluctant to tag my amenity=kindergarten as a social_facility even
> though it really is a "social facility". So maybe I should help to
> expand it to be more about social and less about "social outreach",
> but I would still tag most daycares as kindergarten:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dkindergarten
> Obviously it's hard to describe daycare since it varies so much from
> country to country, but the proposals don't seem to touch many of the
> aspects brought up when you asked for comments the last time.
> http://www.mail-archive.com/tagging@openstreetmap.org/msg07353.html
> open_hours is not even usefull to map around here since it can mean so
> many different things.
> amenity=kindergarten
> religion=scientology
> age=1-6
> /Erik.
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