[Tagging] Health and other stories
sabas88 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 17:02:23 GMT 2012
I want to suggest a topic of discussion not often considered: planning a
more rational tagging system to be applied onto the existing data and for
(OK, it's flame time! :D)
For instance the discussion could start with a simple case: healthcare.
Now the health facilities are tagged in amenity (when I go to the dentist
I'm not happy as I would be in a bar!), but (in my dream world :) ) they
should deserve a seperate key: I found two proposals, one contested  and
one in RFC status  (but I somewhat dislike it at a first glance).
Same discussion could be started on education, culture and so on.
Perhaps the amenity key is abused as a POI collector, but in my humble
opinion, there should be more categories (or, if you like, subcategories as
amenity=health, health=* but it's less effective).
(Un)Occupy the Amenity key!
PS This email seems ironic, but I would seriously like to promote
discussion on this topic.
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