[Tagging] New values for entrance=

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Mon Apr 6 05:42:41 UTC 2015

On Mon, 2015-04-06 at 10:50 +0900, John Willis wrote:
> Tl;dr: suggesting: 
> Entrance= student, employee, visitor 
> In Japan (and I assume other Asian schools) there is a separation
> between The "main entrance" and the "student entrance". As you change
> shoes when you go indoors, every single primary, middle, and high
> school has a separate large entrance hall for students to enter and
> store their shoes. Students are not allowed to use the smaller main
> entrance, for teachers, deliveries, and guests. 
> Sometimes they are separated by a good distance or on the other side of the building. 
> Since we are mapping the entrance nodes for school buildings, and in
> Japan there are two different kinds of entrances (besides the
> entrance=service and standard entrance=yes that are used for doorways
> leading from building to building) I propose a value of
> entrance=student. This would apply to tens of thousands of nodes in
> Japan alone.

+1. I think some schools even in the US have a similar setup where
faculty usually enter through another door. (None require students or
faculty to take their shoes off that I know of, though...)

> We also have various other named kinds of entrances based loosely on
> access (emergency, home, service), so I'm also proposing 2 new types of
> entrances:
> Entrance=employee
> Entrance=visitor
> Often in corporate buildings and campuses, there are separate entrances
> for employees (not a back door or side door entrance=service) and a
> separate labeled one for visitors. 
> This would not replace entrance=main in any way, as the big entrance to
> a hotel, school, theme park, or building often is used by everyone, so
> =main should continue to be used as such. 
> entrance=visitors usually leads to amenity=reception_desk. 

Is it entrance=visitor or visitors? Otherwise, sounds good.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>

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