[Tagging] drinkable vs. drinking_water
phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Jul 12 20:03:51 BST 2012
On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 17:41 +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2012/7/12 Andrew Errington <erringtona at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:21:34 Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > Can we introduce "potable=yes/no" and migrate both of those tags to it over
> > time?
> this issue was already discussed 5 years ago ;-)
> Honestly, there were discussions in 2008, as amenity=potable_water was
> the original proposal and then was changed to drinking_water because
> many mappers objected that potable was less understandable.
I suspect any UKers outside of the water supply industry will only
understand it if they have a knowledge of French.
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