[Tagging] Wiki on amenity=waste_disposal Rewrite?
dbannon at internode.on.net
Wed Feb 4 02:49:41 UTC 2015
>> I have never seen the term "chemical disposal point"
No, new term to me too. Must be a UK thing. In Aust, "dump point" rules
and I am a caravanner.
We'll need a list of terms that people might search for, little point in
debating it, clearly everyone will have their own favourite but
"chemical_toilet" meaning is pretty obvious.
Similarly, I'd rather "camp_ground" refer to the wider complex and
"camp_site" mean where on person/family/group camp but its too late,
move on. Its camp_site and pitch respectively. Lets do it.
Doing some reading of published list of dump points in Aust, I note that
some are listed as suitable only for "cassette" model and not the larger
holding tank. Minority but some. I also note that some are listed as
unsuitable for "larger vehicles" - are these issues we should be
including in the re-write ? Important enough to make it to a widely
On Wed, 2015-02-04 at 12:44 +1100, Warin wrote:
> On 4/02/2015 11:14 AM, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> > I have never seen the term "chemical disposal point"
> Neither have I. Nor aires, stellplatz nor aree di sosta .. but then I
> don't drive an RV nor caravan. So I've not been looking for them. I'm
> only sharing what I've found.
> > > I check on the UK terms for chemical toilets ..
> > > http://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk/helpandadvice/gettingstarted/campingequipment/toilets/
> > >
> > > They use "On a campsite this will probably be
> > > marked as a Chemical Disposal Point or CDP. On
> > > some sites, it might appear as an Elsan Point."
> > > Elsan sounds like a trade name or manufacture. So
> > > I'd include CDP.
> > >
> > > Oh .. note their use of campsite too. Not camp
> > > ground. Lots of power in words.
> > More? http://www.motorhomeandaway.com/eu_basics.htm For
> > caravans/motorhomes/RVs
> > Has AIRES, STELLPLATZ and AREE DI SOSTA (France, Germany and
> > Italy) ..
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