[Tagging] Childcare Tag

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 10:57:56 UTC 2013

2013/7/9 alyssa wright <alyssapwright at gmail.com>:
>> My main concern is that deprecating amenity=kindergarden will not
>> work/be accepted and that it is not flexible enough, e.g. you can not
>> use it with other amenities.


> Even if there aren't major changes to the proposals perhaps the needs of OSM
> have shifted since 2011. So not sure I follow on why a previous rejection
> dictates a current one.

it doesn't dictate it, but as he wrote: using a new value for the
amenity key in order to introduce a new tag for stuff that is already
(at least partly) covered by different, well established and highly
used values of the amenity key will not work (it is crying for an edit
war). Usually proposals get rejected because they are badly drawn
(while the opposite is not always true: some proposals pass despite
being badly drawn), and yes, there are exceptions (all IMHO of


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