[Tagging] Draft Additions to camp_site

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 01:09:32 UTC 2015

I'm afraid this is contentious? See the thread I've started on " Wiki on 
amenity=waste_disposal Rewrite?"

The longer 'we' wait the more people will see this and make comments.. 
Think I'll remove it for now .. and wait for developments. Excrement 
will out in the end :)

On 3/02/2015 11:44 AM, David Bannon wrote:
>> amenity=dump_station
> OK, I was preparing text for that, I searched for "dump_point" which is
> the term used here, nothing. Its something we most certainly need and
> could be used as a standalone node or one associated with (eg)
> camp_site.
> Must make a clear distinction between "waste" and "human waste", many
> caravans and motorhomes have chemical toilets and need a very specific
> dump station to empty. In most cases, its not acceptable to empty them
> into a a normal toilet, the chemicals some people use can devastate a
> septic tank.
> Warin, I am a bit surprised you have added "dumpstation" to the list
> even though its not approved. Is this the way its done ? Or is it OK to
> mention dumpstation because it does already have a page ?
> I'd  also like to add max_stay and something that indicates pets are
> allowed, that should be enough for now. Pets=yes/no/conditional ??
> I'll add a link to the (inactive) dumpstation one, think we need have a
> go at getting that approved, important. Is the model to reactivate the
> existing page ?
> David
> On Tue, 2015-02-03 at 07:15 +1100, Warin wrote:
>> Done. Thanks .. I knew there was one out there somewhere. I think
>> amenity=dump_station needs to be redone, the reasons for its rejection
>> by some have been outdated by the quoted tags evolving over time making
>> amenity=dump_station essential.
>> .  On 2/02/2015 9:29 PM, Dave Swarthout wrote:
>>> I like what you've done with this. I would suggest that for waste
>>> disposal, i.e., sewage, consider adding amenity=dump_station to the
>>> list of optional tags. Although Taginfo shows only about 100 instances
>>> of the tag so far (including variations like dump_station=yes/no),
>>> Dump Station, etc.) , this term describing a facility for dumping of
>>> RV holding tanks is very common in the U.S.
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