[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - childcare

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Tue May 10 01:19:42 BST 2011


On Mon, 2011-05-09 at 11:36 -0500, Brad Neuhauser wrote:
> 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.

Within my suburb there are both options, some home-based small childcare
centres but also some that are setup with their own building, playground
and fenced off area.  I think the use of both node and way/area should
be allowed for this tag, some are too small to map as an area and some
are too big to simply map as a node.

David

> 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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