[Tagging] drinkable vs. drinking_water

Jaakko Helleranta.com jaakko at helleranta.com
Thu Jul 12 15:07:12 BST 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't know if this is for consideration, but the word "potable" is not
> very known outside english speaking countries (and maybe french, because it
> comes from a french word).


> Why not drinkable=official/yes/no?

Why not use drinking_water=official/yes/no (and perhaps /seasonal, which is
true for some natural surface sources), which would use the already widely
known and most_used(?) drinking water text string -- and be the "sub-tag"
of amenity=drinking_water ?

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