[Tagging] electric zigarrettes

moltonel 3x Combo moltonel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 22:24:36 UTC 2015


On 22/04/2015, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:34 AM, moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> smoking=yes/no/outside/etc for the general value
>> smoking:<type>=yes/no/etc for exceptions
>> With <type> being any of cigarette, e-cigarette, hooka, marijuana, opium,
>> etc.
>
> That would quickly get unwieldy, trying to tag different restrictions for
> each nicotine delivery method.
>
> However just repeating the smoking tagging scheme can cover all cases
> the smoking tag does:
>
>   smoking=no
>   vaporizing=no
>   vaporizing:outside=separated
>   smoking:outside=no

How is it unwieldy ? Your scheme uses exactly as many keys as mine for
a given usecase. The only difference is that I put everything under a
single namespace, which makes it tidyer and more discoverable.

Also, being and an evolution of the existing rather than a brand new
tag, and having a general value, consumers that aren't up to date with
the latest tagging trend will still get a somewhat usable value.

Lastly, I'm not a fan of the term "vaporising" : it's rather new and
not yet well established. It has other meanings that have nothing to
do with nicotine. It's confusing. There was a discussion about the
value for shop= not too long ago, and "e-cigarette" eventually came
slightly on top (now reflected in taginfo). I think it's much clearer
than "vape" and derivatives,



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